Voters queue up to cast their ballots in Masaurhi on October 28, 2020. Photo: AFP Voters queue up to cast their ballots in Masaurhi on October 28, 2020. Photo: AFP
Voters queue up to cast their ballots in Masaurhi on October 28, 2020. Photo: AFP

Millions of Indians ignore coronavirus rules to vote in Bihar state election

  • Some 70 million people in the eastern state of Bihar are eligible to vote in the world’s biggest election since the coronavirus emerged
  • The state is governed by an alliance that includes PM Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party, which has promised a free vaccine for every Bihar resident if it wins

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Voters queue up to cast their ballots in Masaurhi on October 28, 2020. Photo: AFP Voters queue up to cast their ballots in Masaurhi on October 28, 2020. Photo: AFP
Voters queue up to cast their ballots in Masaurhi on October 28, 2020. Photo: AFP
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