Only those who vote have moral right to question government: Devendra Fadnavis

Nation Next Newsroom | Sep 21, 2019 14:43

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis (File photo/Nation Next)

After the dates for Assembly Elections 2019 were announced for the state of Maharashtra by the Election Commission on Saturday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that only those who vote have the moral right to question the government.

While speaking to ANI, Fadnavis said, “Election Commission has declared dates for largest festival of democracy. I appeal to all to cast their votes. In democracy,people question govt&have expectations from govt,but only those who vote have moral right to do so.”

The Election Commission on Saturday announced the dates for Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly Elections 2019. The Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly Elections will be held on October 21 counting would take place on October 24th this year. While the term of 288-member Maharashtra assembly ends on November 9, that of the 90-member Haryana assembly expires on November 2.The Model Code of Conduct has now come into force after the announcement of election dates. Chief Election Commissioner, Sunil Arora said that special security arrangements will be made for LWE affected areas in Gadchiroli and Gondia in Maharashtra.

The notification for both states – 27 September

Last date of nomination – 4 October

Scrutiny of nomination – 5 October

Last date of withdrawal of candidature – 7 October

Date of poll – 21 October

While Haryana has 1.82 crore registered voters, Maharashtra has 8.94 crore voters.