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EC: 27% voter turnout till 3pm

Irregularities have been reported in 37 places 

Update : 07 Jan 2024, 03:25 PM

The Election Commission has said 27% of votes were cast in the first seven hours, from 8am to 3pm, on Sunday during the 12th national elections. 

 The Election Commission (EC) Secretary, Md Jahangir Alam shared this information at a press conference held at the Agargaon Election Commission (EC) building.

Earlier, 18.5% of votes were cast in the first four hours.

Meanwhile, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal commented that there are currently few votes in polling stations across the country but expects the voter turnout to increase as the day progresses.

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Simultaneously, the EC Control Room has informed that irregularities have been reported in 37 places across the country (as of the latest report). 

Law and order forces have arrested eight individuals in connection with these irregularities, including a woman chairman from Chittagong.

Timeline: National Election 2024
07 Jan 2024, 21:55
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