EC sets Dec 23 for 11th parliamentary election

CEC urges all parties to join election

08 Nov 2018, 19:23 | updated: 08 Nov 2018, 23:12

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Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda. Photo: Focus Bangla

Dhaka: The 11th parliamentary elections will be held on December 23 (Sunday), Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda announced in a televised address to the nation on Thursday, reports the UNB.

While addressing the nation at 7pm, the CEC urged all the political parties to participate in the general election to keep the trend of democracy and pace of development uninterrupted.

‘If there remains any disagreement dispute among them, then I urge them to resolve those politically. I request everybody to demonstrate patience and respectful political behaviour to each other,’ he said.

He also expected a competitive election with the participation of all political parties. ‘I believe in a competitive election irregularities can be checked with the active participation of the supporters of candidates,’ he added.