new Delhi. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced on Friday that it will contest the Bihar assembly elections ( Bihar Election ) Will boycott. The reason behind this is that the situation is very risky for the election due to the double crisis of corona virus epidemic and flood in the state. Aam Aadmi Party chief in Bihar Sushil Kumar Singh said that the decision to boycott the election has been taken after the approval of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
By the way, AAP is not a big name in the politics of Bihar. However, the party caught the attention of the people when its workers walked out with the oximeter and were advising people to take tests and precaution to go to a nearby hospital if their oxygen intake was below 95%.
On the decision to hold elections amid the Corona epidemic, Singh said, “When people are struggling for two time meals and cattle are not getting fodder, schools are closed, there are restrictions on puja celebrations and there is still very little financial Activities are going on, conducting elections and appointing six lakh government employees for this seems dangerous. ”
He added, “Does the government guarantee the safety of its six lakh employees? Six lakh families means around 50 lakh people. Singh said how the government can estimate the number of suspected cases of corona virus, which is the last Will vote in an hour, while testing is still in question. ”
Earlier, AAP had planned to contest about 100 seats and it was told that the party was planning to tie up with some smaller parties. However, Singh said that in the current situation the party has decided not to contest elections.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, AAP contested three seats in Kishanganj, Bhagalpur and Sitamarhi without any success. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, AAP contested 39 of the 40 seats in Bihar, but none won. The party did not contest the 2015 assembly elections in Bihar, but supported the anti-BJP group.