Dhaka: 10:47 AM, Sat, 23 Mar, 2019

11th general election on Dec 23, announces CEC

A K Azad : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2018-11-08 7:47:12 PM     ||     Updated: 2018-11-12 9:17:08 AM

Staff Correspondent: The 11th national election will be held on December 23, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda announced schedule for the polls in a televised address to the nation on Thursday.

The CEC said the aspirants will have to submit their nomination papers by November 19.

"The nomination papers will be scrutinised on November 22 and the last date for withdrawing candidature is November 29," he added.

While addressing the nation at 7:00pm, the CEC urged all the political parties to participate in the 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.

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