Maximum campaign cost Tk 1 per voter: EC announced

Election expenditure fixed for candidate

Maximum campaign cost Tk 10 per voter: EC announced

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 08:53 PM, 7 December 2018   Updated: 08:53 PM, 7 December 2018

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

The maximum amount up to Tk 25 lakh, a candidate is allowed to spend for each constituency behind the campaigning ahead of the elections, the Election Commission said today.

Additionally, the commission has fixed Tk 10 as the maximum expenditure for a voter by the candidate from a particular constituency.

The commission announced the rates today based on Article 44(B) of Representation of the People Order (RPO) 1972, reads a press note of the government.

Election Commission is expected to open the campaign field within Monday, after completing all official decorum, for the election on December 30.

According to Article 44(B) of RPO 1972, the budget of a political party for a nominee and the election expenditure of the nominee combined have to be within Tk 25 lakh.

The 11th general election will be held on December 30. After December 9, the last date for nomination withdrawal, the commission will allocate polls symbols to contest and open the field for campaigning.