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CEC urges law enforcers to ensure malpractice-free election

Published: January 22, 2020 18:10:55 | Updated: January 23, 2020 15:00:41


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Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda has called on the law enforcement to ensure that the Dhaka city elections are free from any irregularity or malpractices.

He also warned that any allegation of neglect of duty by the authorities will be dealt with accordingly.

The CEC was addressing a security meeting at the Election Commission's headquarters in Dhaka on Wednesday ahead of the city elections on Feb 1, reports bdnews24.com.

Expressing satisfaction with the atmosphere leading up to the polls, Huda said, "All eyes are on the Dhaka city elections. We are in a difficult position. Everyone is anticipating a festive atmosphere for the elections. We must value that and discharge our duties properly."

He also directed law enforcers to properly dispense with any allegation that comes up in the course of the elections.

"We won't tolerate any negligence. If we receive any complaints, we will look into it and take appropriate action against all involved. There won't be any concessions."

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