UP Panchayat polls: Not more than 5 people to assemble at one place

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 16 (ANI): Amid continue surge in COVID cases in Uttar Pradesh, not more than five people will be allowed to assemble at one place in the upcoming phases of state Panchayat polls, informed UP Additional Chief Secretary of Home, Awanish K Awasthi on April 16. “No more than 5 people to assemble at one place in the upcoming phases of UP Panchayat polls. Social distancing must be followed. If someone disrupts election process, action will be taken under National Security Act (NSA),” Awasthi said to ANI. The second phase of the four-phased elections is scheduled to be held on April 19.