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No more 2001-like election, Obaidul Quader says

Thursday, 12 July 2018


Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said the dream for a ‘2001-like blueprint election’ will never be fulfilled.

The Road Transport and Bridges Minister, came up with the remarks while talking to reporters after a visit to the development works of Patiya bypass in Chattogram, reports UNB.

Replying to a query, he said the election commission will take initiatives for ensuring the participation of all the political parties in the election.

"The EC will do all the necessary works relating to the election, including ensuring of a level-playing field, after the announcement of the election schedule," he said.

"The government has nothing to do for conducting the election. The government will only provide the assistance the EC will ask for," said the minister.

Local Awami League leaders, Roads and Highways officials accompanied the minister.