AL expresses no confidence in KCC returning officer
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Political Advisor H T Imam alleged today that the activity and behavior of returning officer of Khulna City Corporation (KCC) was biased towards a particular party.
While talking to the reporters after concluding a meeting with Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda at Nirbachon Bhaban, the co-chairman of AL Election Subcommittee made the allegation.
Conveying no confidence on the activities of KCC returning officer, HT Imam said "His (KCC returning officer) past is very dark, he had been cadre of a political party which is evident in his behavior and activities."
"In Khulna City Corporation, level playing field was not established yet, our leaders can't take part in election campaign while other parties are easily participating in the electoral campaigns", he alleged.
He also demanded proper steps of EC through amendment of the law to resolve the matter.
The returning officer of KCC is Yunus Ali.
In the KCC election scheduled to be held on May 15 a total of five mayor candidates, 148 general councilor and 38 reserved-seat female councilor candidates are competing.