Elections won’t be postponed for Coronavirus...

Dhaka, Thursday   29 October 2020

Elections won’t be postponed for Coronavirus

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:36 PM, 11 October 2020  

Md. Alamgir; file photo

Md. Alamgir; file photo

Senior Secretary of the Election Commission Md. Alamgir said the commission has made a policy decision; the election will not be postponed due to the coronavirus. When the elections come, those will be held.

He said this while talking to reporters at the Election Commission Secretariat on Sunday.

Regarding the municipal elections, the EC secretary said that according to the preliminary decision, the schedule for the municipal elections may be announced in November-December. Voting may also take place in January-February. It can happen before or after.