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No more RPO amendment before nat’l polls: EC

Staff Correspondent     16th July, 2018 02:01:11 printer

Election Commission Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed said on Sunday that no more amendment the Representation of the People Order (RPO) ahead of the 11th parliamentary election.

The commission secretary said this on behalf of a comment of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.

The secretary said they had taken an initiative to amend the RPO and made a committee earlier but the process is not run now.

Earlier on April 9, the sub-committee, formed to reform electoral laws and rules, produced a set of proposals concerning the RPO amendment. The committee put forward a total of 35 proposals.