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Ballot papers will be sent on polling day morning: Election Commission

Dhaka, Sept 27: Election Commissioner (EC) Md. Anisur Rahman said that the election was questionable because the ballot was sent the previous night in the last election. So this time the ballot papers will be sent to the centres on the morning of the election day.

CEC writes to European Union asking to send observers

Dhaka, Sept 25: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal has responded to the letter sent by the European Union (EU) regarding not sending a full observer team to the upcoming national parliamentary elections. In a letter written to the EU ambassador in Dhaka, the CEC urged to send election observers.

Confident of govt's commitment to a fair election: CEC

Dhaka, Sept 14: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal said that he is confident of the government's commitment to a fair election. He said this in a discussion with dignitaries at the election building on Wednesday.

EC to take action against fake information on Facebook about parliamentary elections

Dhaka, August 26: Fake information is being spread on the social media Facebook about the schedule and polling of the 12th National Parliament. Election Commission (EC) Additional Secretary Ashok Kumar Debnath has confirmed that the information published on Facebook about the national election schedule, symbol allocation and polling is fake. He said that the matter will be presented to the commission to take action against this false information.

Draft in the first week of September on foreign observers

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 23 August 2023: The Election Commission (EC) held a meeting with four ministries and RBR on Wednesday (23 August) regarding the foreign observer policy on the occasion of the upcoming 12th National Parliament elections. The relevant representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Home Affairs, Law, Information and Broadcasting and NBR were present in the meeting. The EC mainly takes inter-ministerial views on foreign observer policies.

EC now resorts to TikTok to prevent misinformation

Dhaka, August 23: Like Facebook, the Election Commission (EC) sought help from TikTok. The constitutional institution held a meeting with the organization on Tuesday to prevent Tiktok propaganda in the upcoming National Assembly elections.

More than 9 lakh polling officers will be appointed in 12th National Assembly polls

Dhaka, August 22: Election Commission (EC) Secretary Md. Jahangir Alam said more than nine lakh polling officers will be appointed in the upcoming 12th National Assembly elections. These officers will be trained after the announcement of the election schedule.

Four-way preparations for polls have begun, BNP will also come: EC Rasheda

Dhaka, August 21: Election Commissioner Rasheda Sultana said that the preparations for the elections are progressing and the political instability will decrease gradually. A time will come when BNP will come to the polls. She said this while talking to reporters at Nirbachan Bhaban on Sunday.

EC wants to authorize 68 domestic monitoring bodies

Dhaka, August 9: The Election Commission (EC) has initially finalized 68 domestic observation agencies to monitor the elections ahead of the 12th National Assembly elections. The EC issued a public notice on Tuesday giving 15 days time for claims/objections/complaints against the companies. After settling the claims/objections, the EC will finally be included as the observer body for the next five years.

Checking original and duplicate observers is not Election Commission's responsibility: EC Alamgir

Dhaka, August 3: Election Commissioner Md Alamgir said that it is the responsibility of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, not of the Election Commission, to see who is real and who is fake among the international observers. He said this in response to a question from reporters at his office in Agargaon election building on Wednesday afternoon.

Election will be held on time, schedule won't be published before October: CEC

Dhaka, July 31: Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal said that the national elections will be held on time and the schedule will not be published before October.

Schedule of National Elections to be announced in October: CEC

Dhaka, July 28: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal said, "As far as I remember, the schedule has to be given 90 days in advance. However, it is not supposed to happen before October. It's not fixed yet. However, I can guess that the schedule will be announced sometime in late October or mid."

Govt has not changed our proposal in RPO: CEC

Dhaka, July 11: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal said that the government and parliament have not made any changes to our proposal in the Representation of the People Order (RPO). The CEC gave this information at a press conference organized to inform the Election Commission on the amendment of the RPO at the Agargaon election building in the capital on Monday.

Election Commission withdraws from EVMs against opposition: Law Minister

Dhaka, 5 July 2023 : Due to the opposition of the opposition, the Election Commission has withdrawn from EVMs in the National Assembly elections.

CEC expresses satisfaction after elections in Sylhet and Rajshahi cities completed fairly

Dhaka, June 22: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal has expressed satisfaction that the Sylhet and Rajshahi City Corporation elections were conducted in a fair and peaceful manner.