A day after State Election Commission statement kicked-up a controversy the State government clarified that no decision has been taken with regards municipal elections.
Ina. Late night press statement, The Department of Information said that the Government clarified the decision about Municipal Council Elections, in prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, is yet to be conveyed.
The state Government had earlier accorded approval to the state election commission to hold the general election to municipal councils on October 18th, 2020 vide letter dated January 7, 2020, much before the onset of present pandemic.
Presently, the Government is re- evaluating the recommendation /approval in light of the prevailing COVID 19 situation in the state.