Chavara, Kuttanad bypolls cancelled


The move from the Election Commission of India comes in the wake of surging Covid-19 cases in the country.

Electronic Voting Machines | Photo: AFP

Thiruvananthapuram: The by-elections to Chavara and Kuttanad Assembly constituencies have been cancelled.

The move from the Election Commission of India comes in the wake of surging Covid-19 cases in the country.

Eight bypolls including that in Kerala have been cancelled.

The state government had requested the Election Commission to cancel the bypolls slated to be held amid Covid pandemic. This request was accepted by the Commission.


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