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EC: All parties to declare their willingness to participate within next 3 days

  • Published at 04:42 pm November 9th, 2018
Election Commission Building
File photo of Bangladesh Election Commission Secretariat Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

The Election Commission has sent a letter to all registered political parties in this regard on Friday

The Election Commission has asked all political parties, willing to participate in the 11th general election through any coalition, to inform the Commission in this regard within the three days after the election schedule has been announced.

A letter has been sent to all registered political parties in this regard, Joint Secretary of the Election Commission SM Asaduzzaman confirmed to the Dhaka Tribune on Friday.

"We have sent letters to all registered political parties informing them that if they want to join the general election by forming a coalition, they will have to inform the Commission within the next three days, as per the law," Asaduzzaman said. 

Earlier on Thursday, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda announced that the 11th general polls will be held all across Bangladesh on December 23.