He will be remembered for his defiant defence of fair elections
When Mahbub joined the Election Commission, he knew his days were numbered.
Comes down heavily after Talukdar’s remarks on EC at same event
Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder today issued a “note of dissent” on three proposals of the Election Commission.
Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar expresses grave concern over the present voting system and underscores the need for reformation of the electoral process.
Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar says that the level playing field would be hampered if important persons and beneficiaries within the government take part in the electioneering.
Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud says Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar should have quit his post before delivering the speech he has made recently.
Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar yesterday emphasised on reforming the current electoral process to make polls meaningful.
A total of 234 aspirants file appeals with the Election Commission as their nomination papers were cancelled by the returning officers during scrutiny.
BNP had recommended Mahbub Talukdar’s name when the incumbent Election Commission (EC) was formed by a search committee, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says.