Remove election campaign materials within 7 days: EC secy

Published: November 09, 2018 18:51:44 | Updated: November 10, 2018 11:09:29

Deputy Commissioners and Divisional Commissioners were directed to remove all the election campaign materials, including posters, archways and gates, from public places within the next seven days.

Election Commission Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed came up with the directive in a meeting at Nirbachan Bhaban on Friday, reports UNB.

"Those who have used various materials, including posters, leaflets, archways and gates, as part of campaign have to remove those at their own initiative. No campaign will be allowed until the allocation of electoral symbols," he added.

Helaluddin said as election schedule has been announced, no rally, procession or torch procession will be allowed now, and action will be taken if processions are brought out violating the election code of conduct.

Replying to a question, he said there is no chance that an unregistered party to participate in elections through alliance with registered parties.

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