Election schedule to be announced soon: EC secy

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31 October, 2018 15:38 PM

Election schedule to be announced soon: EC secy

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Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed today informed that the election schedule for the upcoming national polls would be announced by next one week.

Helal Uddin Ahmed made the disclosure while speaking at an inter-ministerial meeting held at the EC secretariat in the capital around 11am today.

“This election is very much important for the nation and 80 percent of preparation for the election is completed,” he added.

The Election Commission secretary earlier said the authorities concerned are planning to arrange the 11th national election by December this year.

“The authorities concerned are making preparations to introduce Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) in 100 electoral constituencies in the upcoming national polls,” he told reporters in his earlier briefing.

It is noteworthy that there is a legal obligation to hold the national election from October 30 to January 28.