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Interfering in UP polls

Quader warns ministers, lawmakers 

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Published: 20:36, 2 April 2024  
Quader warns ministers, lawmakers 

Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has warned that party leaders, ministers and lawmakers will face actions if they interfere the upazila parishad elections.

Obaidul Quader gave this directive in a statement sent to the media on Tuesday.

“Party leaders, ministers, and lawmakers must refrain from interfering in the upazila parishad elections and be involved in any activity that will destroy the neutrality of the upcoming upazila parishad elections”, he said.

He said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has pledged to cooperate with the Election Commission (EC) in holding the elections in a free, fair, and peaceful manner.  

Quader said the EC has declared the schedule of the upazila election in two phases. The election will be held in phases, he said.

He said the administration and the law enforcers will perform their duties with neutrality.