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Sat, Jan 18, 2020 4:04

EC calls emergency meeting

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Election Commission (EC) has convened an emergency meeting on the election of two city corporations in Dhaka. The meeting was not scheduled.

Election Commission (EC) has convened an emergency meeting on the election of two city corporations in Dhaka. The meeting was not scheduled.

The meeting will be held at the Election Commission building at 4 pm on Saturday, Chief Election Commissioner’s PS AKM Mazharul Islam said.

EC Public Relations Branch said the commissioners have been asked to come to the meeting over phone calls.

Earlier in the morning, CEC and Commissioner Rafiqul Islam left the election Bhaban at noon.

Rafiqul Islam told reporters that the election will be postponed if the commission decides on the situation.

Meanwhile, Hindu students of Dhaka University are protesting demanding to differ elections date of the two cities for Saraswati Puja. The High Court dismissed their writ petition filed in this regard.