Bihar By-Elections: Exit Polls Banned In 48 Hours Before End Of Polling

Bihar is due to conduct by-elections in Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly constituencies on October 30

Bihar By-Elections: Exit Polls Banned In 48 Hours Before End Of Polling

The counting of votes for these two seats is scheduled for November 2. (Representational)

Patna (Bihar):

As Bihar is due to conduct by-elections in Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly constituencies on October 30, the Election Commission on Wednesday banned dissemination of opinion and exit polls results before the 48-hours period till the polling ends.

In a press release, the Chief Electoral Officer said, "The bypolls in Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly constituencies are scheduled on October 30 and the election will start from 6 am to 7.30 pm. Print and electronic media cannot disseminate opinion and exit polls 48 hours before the polling."

The counting of votes for these two seats is scheduled for November 2.

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