Hearing of objections from June 12
Open hearing on the written objections regarding the redrawn boundaries of parliamentary seats will take place from June 12, the Election Commission announced yesterday.
The hearings will be held on different dates simultaneously in the EC secretariat conference room and in Sylhet, Comilla, Chittagong, Barisal, Khulna and Rajshahi for the related areas.
Those who raised objections to the delimitation of the constituencies, which is part of preparations for holding next elections, have been requested to appear in the hearing at the fixed places on set dates with necessary documents and papers.
The EC will hold the hearings only on the applications received till June 1 as per the delimitation policy, the EC release said. “No new objection could be raised during hearing,” it added.
During the hearings, none other than the petitioners and their authorised lawyers will be allowed to appear.