The court called the commission the “most irresponsible institution” and chastised it for not stopping election rallies in pollbound states when the situation “now is of survival and all else comes next.” Early last month, the Calcutta High Court also rapped the Commission. “The Election commission is empowered to act, but what is it doing about polls in these Covid times? The EC is just passing circulars and leaving it to the people. But the EC has implementing authority,” the court said. (Read More)
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