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Covid surge: Election Commission slaps ban on poll rallies in West Bengal

IndiaTimes Thursday, 22 April 2021
The Election Commission on Thursday banned roadshows, bike rallies and padayatras for the remaining part of the West Bengal poll campaign, besides capping attendance at public meetings to 500 people subject to availability of adequate space with social distancing.​
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