No campaigns will be held by the political parties in Goa on Good Friday

Political parties will not be permitted to campaign in the region of churches on Good Friday, on April 19, the state’s Chief Electoral Officer Kunal has commanded. Good Friday is just days ahead of April 23, the state will have votes for two Lok Sabha seats and by-polls for three Assembly constituencies.

Parties after the meeting stated concern that campaigning near churches of the time of Good Friday could provoke law and order problems and also hurt the emotions of Christians. Election Commission officials expressed the belief that all arrangements, and police deployment, had been done to secure law and order was maintained for polls in the coastal state.

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