Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal said that political parties and independent candidates should trust the Election Commission. He said this in an exchange meeting with rival candidates in Rangpur on Tuesday morning.
The Chief Election Commissioner commented that if there is no mutual trust and sincerity between the political parties, it will be difficult to organize a fair election. He said that political parties and independent candidates should trust the Election Commission. Also it is important to have mutual tolerance among all the candidates. If sincerity is not maintained among themselves, it will be difficult to make a fair election.’
At this time, the EC chief wants everyone’s cooperation for free, fair and impartial elections. In the meeting, various issues including maintaining a level playing field in the elections, following the code of conduct were discussed.
The EC announced the schedule for the 12th National Assembly elections on November 15 amid the opposition of BNP and their allies. According to the schedule, the vote will be held on January 7. The campaign has already started.