Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder says the lack of enthusiasm for election among the people is an ominous sign for a democratic nation.
The fifth and final phase of the upazila parishad election will be held to 16 upazilas on June 18. The Election Commission today published a gazette declaring schedule of the election.
The upazila parishad election in Lalmonirhat’s Aditmari upazila is held peacefully.
One person injured during the incident of brushfire in Rangamati’s Baghaichhari during upazila election day has died in Dhaka.
The turnout of voters in the fourth phase of the Upazila Parishad election was 36.50 percent as voters apparently showed their little interest in casting votes.
Voting at all of the 46 centres in Cumilla’s Titas upazila were suspended over the allegations of vote rigging and irregularities as the fourth phase elections to 107 upazilas ended.
Election Commission orders three lawmakers to leave their constituencies immediately for violating polls code ahead of upazila election.
Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed says, the commission prefers free, fair and peaceful voting against the attendance of voters.
Authorities suspend voting at all 89 centres of Katiadi upazila in Kishoreganj following allegations of huge irregularities during the 3rd phase of upazila elections.