BJP’s Raman Singh seeks postponement of 2nd phase of Chhattisgarh polls on account of Chhath festival

Chattisgarh, 18/10: BJP vice president and former Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh on Wednesday urged the Election Commission of India to postpone the second phase of Chhattisgarh assembly polls scheduled on November 17 in view of the Chhath festival.

He said a large number of voters will not be able to take part in the electoral process due to the festival. Elections to the 90-member Chhattisgarh assembly are scheduled in two phases on November 7 and 17.

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