08:39 PM, December 29, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 08:57 PM, December 29, 2018

This election will set example for peaceful atmosphere: HT Imam

HT Imam, co-chairman of Awami League Election Steering Committee, today said tomorrow’s national polls will set an example in the region for its peaceful atmosphere.

At a press briefing at the AL central office in the city, HT Imam also praised the Election Commission saying, "The EC is more capable of organising a fair, credible, and participatory election."

Imam also termed the prevailing electoral atmosphere peaceful.

"It is the ruling party men who were the victims of attacks by BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami," he added.

Referring to the violence of BNP-Jamaat alliance in 2001, 2008, and 2014, he said the polls-related violence was low this year thanks to the efforts of the law enforcers.

He also dubbed Jatiya Oikyofront's ballot stuffing allegation “a joke”, saying: "The EC is an independent body and only the designated people can check ballot boxes."

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