Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English

EXIT Poll Results

Detailed Exit Poll Results
News18 » Politics
1-min read

'Will be No Deviation, Dilution & Diversion': Venkaiah Naidu Pitches For Simultaneous Polls

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said that frequent elections in the country is a matter of concern as 'everyone has to follow the pre-line formula'.

PTI

Updated:September 26, 2019, 1:09 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
'Will be No Deviation, Dilution & Diversion': Venkaiah Naidu Pitches For Simultaneous Polls
File photo of Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. (PTI)

Pune: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday made a strong pitch for holding simultaneous polls across India to avoid "deviation, dilution and diversion" of the public work.

Naidu made the remarks at a public event here.

"Frequent elections in the country is a matter of concern because the moment elections come, everyone has to follow the pre-line formula," he said. "Election, selection and correction and the model code

of conduct for one and half months. That is why will be in the interest of the country to have one broad simultaneous election across the country within 15 days so that there is no deviation, no dilution and no diversion of the public work," Naidu said in his address.

The Elections Commission recently announced the dates for Assembly polls in Maharashtra. Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said the election will take place in a single phase on October 21. The counting of votes will take place on October 24.

The term of the 288-seat Maharashtra Legislative Assembly ends on November 9.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results