Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh): The civic bodies’ elections in the state are not going to be held soon on the grounds of a possible third wave of the pandemic.
The decision to put off the polls came when the high court was disposing of a public interest petition filed by PG Najpandey.
When the petition came up before a bench of the high court, the State Election Commission said that it would take a decision on civic elections after getting ground reports about the possible third wave of the pandemic.
The petition sought not to conduct the civic elections in view of a possible third of the pandemic.
On getting the State Election Commission’s response the high court disposed of the petition.