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Episode 402 June 20, 2019

‘One nation, one poll’, Shikhar Dhawan out and AES death toll rises

Yesterday, to gather support for the ‘one nation, one poll’ idea, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited the presidents of all political parties having representatives in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to New Delhi. But several of them, including Congress, skipped the meeting. For our first segment, Avishek Dastidar joins us to talk about the meeting and to discuss the pro and cons of ‘one nation, one poll’ idea. Next, as Shikhar Dhawan is ruled out of the remainder of the World Cup due to an injury, Daksh Panwar talks about what Dhawan’s absence will mean for the Indian Team and its chances at the World Cup. Last, the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak has now killed over 120 children in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district.


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‘One nation, one poll’, Shikhar Dhawan out and AES death toll risesYesterday, to gather support for the 'one nation, one poll' idea, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited the presidents of all political parties having representatives in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to New Delhi. But several of them, including Congress, skipped the meeting. For our first segment, Avishek Dastidar joins us to talk about the meeting and to discuss the pro and cons of 'one nation, one poll' idea. Next, as Shikhar Dhawan is ruled out of the remainder of the World Cup due to an injury, Daksh Panwar talks about what Dhawan's absence will mean for the Indian Team and its chances at the World Cup. Last, the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak has now killed over 120 children in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on http://www.indianexpress.com/audio.