The Election Commission (EC) has decided to file a case against two Awami League candidates for allegedly beating journalists and violating the election code of conduct. They are Mostafizur Rahman Chowdhury of Chittagong-16 Constituency and Abdul Hai of Jhenaidah-1 Constituency. The EC decided to file a case against them on Sunday.
Mostafizur Rahman Chowdhury, a candidate for Chittagong-16 constituency, beat Independent Television reporter Rakib Uddin for questioning him while submitting nomination papers on November 30. The election commission has decided to file a case against him as the truth of this allegation has been proved.
Meanwhile, the case has also been decided against Awami League candidate Abdul Hai in Jhenaidah-1 seat. EC Deputy Secretary Md. The letter signed by Atiyar Rahman directed the local election officer to file a case. It is said that Abdul Hai has created a frightening situation in the public mind by marching with indigenous weapons in violation of the election rules.
Awami League candidate for Jhenaidah-1 constituency Abdul Hai has also been accused of making threatening and provocative statements against independent candidates and their agents. For these reasons, the Election Commission has ordered to file a case against Abdul Hai in the Judicial Magistrate Court.
Voting for the 12th National Assembly elections on January 7. Since the start of the election campaign, there have been incidents of chasing, beating and vandalism between supporters of Awami League and independent candidates. Election Commissioner on Saturday. Anichur Rahman said that after the submission of the investigation report of the conflict in some areas, strict decisions like canceling the candidature may also come.
The distribution of ballot papers for the parliamentary elections is starting from Monday. Ballot papers will be sent to 13 districts on the first day. The Election Commission has completed all the preparations for the polling. This is the first time that the ballot paper will go to the center on the morning of the polling day.
Meanwhile, Election Commissioner said on Sunday. Alamgir said that no decision has been taken to cancel the candidature of anyone for violating the code of conduct. If BNP had come to the polls, there would have been no incidents of sabotage, the atmosphere would have been normal.