Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder

Mahbub Talukder issues ‘note of dissent’ over enacting law on parties’ registration

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder today issued a "note of dissent" against a move taken by the Election Commission to revise Representation of the People Order, 1972 and to enact a law on political parties’ registration.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Mahbub Talukdar: A Lonely Sherpa

When Mahbub joined the Election Commission, he knew his days were numbered.

August 26, 2020
August 26, 2020

Mahbub Talukder issues ‘note of dissent’ over enacting law on parties’ registration

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder today issued a "note of dissent" against a move taken by the Election Commission to revise Representation of the People Order, 1972 and to enact a law on political parties’ registration.

June 19, 2019
June 19, 2019

‘People’s lack of enthusiasm for polls an ominous sign’

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder says the lack of enthusiasm for election among the people is an ominous sign for a democratic nation.

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019

‘Fair UZ polls with local MPs impossible’

Election Commissioner (EC) Mahbub Talukder says a free and fair upazila parishad election will be a far cry if it is not freed from the clutch of local lawmakers.

March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019

Reform to electoral process a must: EC Mahbub

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder terms the prevailing electoral atmosphere as an ominous sign for the democracy and underscored the need for reform to the overall electoral process.

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

EC Mahbub too witnesses low voter turnout

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder says he also witnessed low turnout of voters till the morning in the election to the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).

February 1, 2019
February 1, 2019

EC's claim doesn't make the polls fair

Just because the Election Commission terms an election fair, does not necessarily mean it was, said Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar yesterday.

January 9, 2019
January 9, 2019

'Participatory does not equate to fair'

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder yesterday said he did not change his stance and reiterated that participatory polls does not necessarily equate to a fair election.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

Violence and polls can't go hand in hand

Expressing grave concern over the ongoing spate of violence ahead of Sunday's polls, Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar has said violence and election cannot go hand in hand.

December 20, 2018
December 20, 2018

Rift in EC deepens

The rift between the chief election commissioner and an election commissioner has deepened further over the issue of level playing field.