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Election Commission finalises voting day

  • Staff Correspondent, bdnews24.com
    Published: 2018-11-08 16:06:07 BdST

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The Election Commission has finalised the election day for the 11th parliamentary election after one-and-a-half-hour meeting.

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda will speak on state-run television and radio at 7pm Thursday to announce the election schedule. His speech will be recorded before its broadcast.

“Everything is fine,” said Election Commissioner Shahadat Hossain Chowdhury told bdnews24.com after the meeting.

Three other election commissioners Mahbub Talukdar, Rafiqul Islam, Kabita Khanam, and EC Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed were present at the meeting.

The meeting that started at the Election Commission in Agargaon at 11am set the voting date and finalised the cut-off time for the submission and withdrawal of nomination papers and a detailed schedule for the polling day.