For the first time perhaps, big political events in India are getting cancelled one after another because of the Coronavirus outbreak. As listed by journalist Anubhuti Vishnoi for 'Economic Times', here are some of the events/polls to be called off across the country.
Civic polls have been postponed in Andhra Pradesh as well as West Bengal.
BJP has called off several mega-events.
Congress MP and leader Rahul Gandhi has postponed his 'Padyatra'.
Naveen Patnaik's BJD has put off a grand Biju Patnaik commemoration event for now.
LJP’s Bihari 1st campaign stands postponed. Months ahead of the Bihar Assembly polls, RJD’s pre-election workshop has been called off.
DMK has shelved a high-profile meeting.
The above list is inexhaustive. Many more events have been cancelled across the country.