More than 14 lakh people will not be able to vote in Rajasthan? The reason will increase the tension between BJP and Congress.
Elections will be held in Rajasthan on 23 November. Devuthani Ekadashi is on this day. This day is considered a very auspicious time for weddings. That is why many marriages take place on this day. According to people associated with the marriage business, this time on the holy festival of Devuthani Ekadashi, there is a possibility of about 50 thousand marriages taking place in entire Rajasthan. Obviously this news will increase the tension of political parties. But where did this figure of marriages come from? How many lakh people can be busy in marriage work on that day? Know everything in further news.
Where did this figure of marriages come from?
According to a PTI report, people associated with the wedding event business believe that the Election Commission has set a target of 75 percent voting in all 51,756 polling stations in the state. But due to these marriages the voting percentage in the state may be affected.
Ravi Jindal is the president of All India Tent Decorators Welfare Association. He told PTI,
“Devuthani Ekadashi is the most auspicious occasion for weddings, and people from all castes of the Hindu community prefer to perform marriage ceremonies on this day. This year, more than 50,000 marriages are expected to take place on November 23 on the occasion of Devuthani Ekadashi.
Will 14 lakh people not be able to vote?
Ravi Jindal further said that there are about 4 lakh businessmen in Rajasthan including tent dealers, event managers. Apart from these, about 10 lakh people are directly and indirectly associated with the wedding industry in the state through services like catering, flowers, bands and choreographers etc. Obviously most of these people will be busy that day.
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Manish Kumar, event manager in Rajasthan, also has something to say. They told,
“On the occasion of marriage, people go to other cities/districts on a large scale to attend wedding parties. Similarly, caterers, electricians, florists, band parties and others associated with wedding functions remain busy throughout the day. Now many of them may stop voting because of this.”
What did the leaders say?
BJP leader and former state president Satish Poonia’s statement has also come on this issue. He has expressed hope that despite November 23 being the big day of weddings, there will not be much impact on voting. He expressed confidence that the party workers will try to bring every voter to the polling stations and will also be successful in it.
Let us tell you that on Monday (October 9), the Election Commission announced the election dates in five states Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram. According to the Election Commission, voting will be held first in Mizoram on 7th November. Whereas in Chhattisgarh, voting will be held in two phases on 7th and 17th November. Elections will be held in one phase in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. Voting will be held in Madhya Pradesh on 17th November and in Rajasthan on 23rd November. Lastly, elections will be held in Telangana on 30th November. According to the Election Commission, the election results of all the states will come together on December 3.
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