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‘Form EC as per constitution’

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 16 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Leaders of different tiny political parties on Friday claimed that controversy may prevail if Election Commission (EC) is formed through search committee.

EC should form through law to make it acceptable to all and political legitimacy will remain if the government formed EC unilaterally, speakers said while addressing at a human chain organised by Bangladesh Janata Oikkya at in front of Jatiya Press Club in the capital.

In the programme, they also demanded for repealing of all repressive law along with cancelling section 90B from The Representation of the People Order, 1972 and forming EC by according to the section 118 of the Constitution.

Bangladesh Liberal Democratic Party (BLDP) chairman M Nazim Uddin Al Azad, Bangladesh NAP secretary general M Golam Mostofa Bhuiyan, Gono Azadi League secretary general Mohammad Ataullah Khan, Jatiya League president Iftekhar Fuad, Karmasongsthan Andolon chairman M Delwar Hossain, BNJ chairman H Siqqiqur Rahman Khorshed, among others, was addressed with Bangladesh Janata Oikkya president M Arifur Rahman in the chair.