Bihar Elections 2020: Poll dates to be announced by Election Commission at 12:30 PM

New Delhi: The Bihar election dates will be announced by the Election Commission today at around 12:30 pm. This will be first major state election to be held in the middle of a worldwide coronavirus pandemic.

The Assembly elections for 243 seats in Bihar are due in October-November and the tenure of the current Assembly is scheduled to end on November 29.

The Election Commission has not yet taken a final call on poll dates in Bihar due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will fight for a fourth term in these polls with the opposition RJD of jailed former Chief Minister Lalu Yadav and the Congress challenging him.
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