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CEC urges candidates to follow electoral code  

Update : 23 Dec 2023, 13:30

Today Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal urged candidates to strictly follow the electoral code of conduct. 

While speaking at a view exchange meeting with the election candidates at Returning Officer’s auditorium in Barishal he stated, "follow electoral code strictly and to come out of the belief that irregularities must be done in the voting field.''

CEC added that we want to ensure a free, fair and neutral election and won’t spare anyone if they try to obstruct it. 

Kazi Habibul Awal said if there is an allegation of vote rigging in any polling booth then the Election Commission will suspend balloting in the polling station.   

Barishal Divisional Commissioner Shawkat Ali presided over the meeting while Election Commission Secretary Mohammad Jahangir Alam, Barishal Range Deputy Inspector General Jamil Hasan, Police Commissioner Jihadul Kabir, returning officer and Deputy Commissioner Shahidul Islam were present there. 

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