MP postpones elections to five urban local bodies, Congress says BJP scared

Written by Milind Ghatwai
| Bhopal |
Published: July 12, 2018 5:14:32 am

Defending the decision to defer the polls due to irregularities in the reservation process, the BJP accused the Opposition of pointing fingers at constitutional and statutory bodies.

Less than a week after it deferred elections to 257 agriculture produce marketing committees, the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led government in Madhya Pradesh prevailed over the State Election Commission and postponed elections to five urban local bodies.

The Congress has called the move “undemocratic” and claimed that the BJP was scared to face the electorate before the Assembly polls, to be held by the year-end.

Election schedule for Anooppur Nagar Palika Parishad (Anooppur district) and Nagar Parishads in Sanchi (Raisen district), Narvar (Shivpuri district),…

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