None of the patients of Kovid-19 voted during the Municipal Corporation by-election held in Delhi on Sunday. Although 12 patients of Kovid-19 were identified in two wards, none of them voted. Officials said that all patients should have voted.
A senior official of the State Election Commission said that the polling time was between 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM. He said that the time for polling of Kovid patients was from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. He said that there were 12 patients of Kovid-19 in two wards. There were 10 patients in Shalimar Bagh (North) and two in Kalyanpuri. None of them voted. At the same time, an official said that voting is a fundamental right, so the Election Commission had made such a system.
Delhi government officer transferred for publication of advertisement
At the same time, after the notice of the State Election Commission was issued about an advertisement, a senior Delhi government official was transferred to the Trade and Tax Department on Sunday. The Election Commission had summoned the reply of Directorate of Information and Publicity Manoj Dwivedi and two other officials on an advertisement to cut the circle rate by 20 percent in the city.
The Commission had said in the notice that the said advertisement published before the MCD by-election in the city violated the code of conduct. In an order issued on Sunday, it has been said that Navendra Kumar Singh has been given the charge of the director of the Directorate of Information and Publicity.