The BNP wants to make a final push to realise its demand for holding the next general election under a neutral caretaker administration only after the top brass finds the party’s Dhaka city units fully prepared for an all-out movement.
The Election Commission and the government have picked up similar tones against statements by foreign diplomats on Bangladesh’s domestic issues, such as elections.
The Election Commission is meeting with various political and non-political parties and individuals to hold a fair and acceptable national election -- and within the discussion, the use of electronic voting machines or EVMs is getting the attention in the political arena. But why is the EVM debate so crucial especially when the national election is closing in?
The government will make all-out efforts to bring opposition BNP to the next parliamentary election, slated for late next year.
Election Commissioner Kabita Khanam yesterday said it would not be possible for the Election Commission to hold a “hundred percent fair” election.
Nagarik Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna demands to arrange the upcoming general election in an acceptable manner.
Issuing a note of warning to the party leaders who are involved in corruption, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says they will not get the party's nomination in the next general election.
Ruling Awami League and its political arch-rival BNP are sensing the new polarisation in politics ahead of the upcoming general election and they see it as a positive sign for democracy.