Published:  03:43 AM, 11 September 2018

Polls schedule after Oct 30, says EC


Election Commission secretary Helaluddin Ahmed on Monday said that the commission will announce the schedule of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad election at any moment after October 30.

"The polls day countdown will start from October 30…election schedule will be announced at any time after then," he told journalists at Election Commission office at Agargaon in the city.

The EC spokesman hoped that all political parties would take part in the next general polls.  He said the EC has already completed 80 percent of the polls preparations. 

"The CDs (compact disc) containing the delimitation of 300 electoral constituencies and the list of 10.41 crore voters have already been prepared." He also said the CDs will also be sent to all district and upazila headquarters by September 25 from where this will be printed.

Referring to the list of draft voting centers published on August 5, Helal said the final voting centers at grassroots level were published on September 6. "Later, the final list of voting centers will be published through a gazette notification 25 days before the election," he said.


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