Recently, Himachal BJP government has become alert after the alleged corona infection spread after holding elections in five states. In Himachal, BJP government legislators have met and passed a resolution demanding the party high command and the Central Election Commission to postpone two by-elections to be held in the state in the coming time.
Chief Minister presides over BJP MLA’s meeting Jairam Thakur Has done In the meeting, BJP MLAs said that the state is currently going through a bad phase of Corona transition.
Point to be noted is that Himachal Pradesh The Mandi Lok Sabha and Fatehpur Assembly seats in Kangra district have been vacant recently. In the second week of February this year, Congress MLA Sujan Singh Pathania died from Fatehpur Assembly seat in Kangra district. He became an MLA for the first time in 1977. He was a minister many times in the Congress government.
At the same time, on 17 March 2021, BJP MP from Mandi Lok Sabha seat Ramswaroop died suspiciously in his government house in Delhi. His body was found hanging from the fan in the room.
According to the constitutional process, after the death of any MP and MLA, a by-election is to be held in that assembly or Lok Sabha constituency within six months. Due to this, political parties in Himachal Pradesh were preparing for the by-elections these days. If by-elections are held in the state in the present scenario, the pace of corona infection will increase more rapidly. At the same time, the people are already targeting the central government for the increased corona infection after conducting elections in five states in the country.
The public did not target the BJP government in Himachal for the by-election, so the party MLAs have sent a proposal to the Central Election Commission to postpone the by-election. On the other hand, the opposition has welcomed the BJP government’s proposal. Former Minister Sudhir Sharma has described this decision of the state government as welcome.