Remove all campaign materials within 7 days: EC secy

09 Nov 2018, 16:51

NTV Online

Dhaka: Deputy Commissioners and Divisional Commissioners have been directed to remove all the election campaign materials, including posters, archways and gates, from public places within the next seven days, said Election Commission Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed on Friday.

The EC secretary came up with the directive in a meeting at Nirbachan Bhaban, reports the UNB.

‘Those who have used various materials, including posters, leaflets, archways and gates, as part of campaign have to remove those at their own initiative. No campaign will be allowed until the allocation of electoral symbols.’

Helaluddin said as election schedule has been announced, no rally, procession or torch procession will be allowed now, and action will be taken if processions are brought out violating the election code of conduct.

Replying to a question, he said there is no chance that an unregistered party to participate in elections through alliance with registered parties.