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‘BNP wants or not, polls under this EC’

10 Feb, 2017 19:48:37

Staff Correspondent:Law Minister Anisul Huq on Friday afternoon said whether BNP accepts or not, the next parliamentary election must be held under the newly constituted Election Commission (EC).

“It is mentioned in the constitution that the president will form the Election Commission,” he said at a programme in Akhaura upazila of Brahmanbaria, a local stringer repor

“So, he (president) made a discussion about the issue with all and the parties, and parties including BNP and Awami League proposed names in this regard. Then, he formed the search committee,” Anisul said.

The minister urged BNP to take part in the upcoming elections under this Election Commission.

He auspicated the newly constructed building of Debgram Pilot High School and new electricity connections in the upazila.