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EC Rafiqul: Upazila polls to be postponed if irregularities found

  • Published at 02:18 am March 29th, 2019
Election Commissioner M Rafiqul Islam on Thursday
Election Commissioner M Rafiqul Islam being greeted with flowers at Brahmanbaria Annada Government High School on Thursday Dhaka Tribune

'We will ensure the smooth environment of the fourth phase of upazila polls'

Election Commissioner M Rafiqul Islam on Thursday said the Election Commission will postpone the upazila polls if any irregularities are reported.

He said: “We will ensure the smooth environment of the fourth phase of upazila polls. No one will be barred. We will ensure that voters can vote for their preferred candidate peacefully.”


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Responding to queries, he said all the preparations have been taken by the commission to ensure the upazila parishad polls, slated for March 31.

He also said the elections will be postponed if any question of irregularities found, when he was meeting with presiding officers and polling agents at Brahmanbaria Annada Government High School on Thursday.