EC dismisses chances to defer polls

EC dismisses chances to defer polls

Dhaka, Nov 15 (Just News): Election commission on Thursday dismissed the possibility of deferring the schedule of the next general election.

Dismissing the proposal of Jatiya Oikya Front for deferring the election by three weeks, EC secretary Helaluddin Ahmed at a press conference told reporters that holding the general election in next January is not possible for different legal and other grounds.

Replaying a question, he said that the commission decided to deploy troops in the next general election while the deployment duration and process of deployment yet decided.

He also said that the ruling Awami League and opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party have already submitted lists of their partners to the EC.

He said that the names of Jatiya Party and Bikalpadhara Bangladesh not in the list of Awami League-led alliance.