Channi to EC: Delay elections by six days
The Indian Express Delhi|January 16, 2022
A MONTH before Punjab votes to elect its new government, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has urged the Election Commission of India to postpone the February 14 Assembly polls by six days in view of Guru Ravidas Jayanti.

In a letter to Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra, Channi wrote that it was brought to his notice by some representatives of the Scheduled Castes community, which comprises around 32 per cent of the state's population, that the birth anniversary of Guru Ravidas falls on February 16.

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