Related News - Election Commission

Related News - Election Commission

10 fingerprints will require to vote: EC

The Election Commission (EC) today said that voting in the upcoming elections will not be possible without 10 fingerprints.

15:33 24 September 2022

Tk 8500cr project for EVMs: EC

The Election Commission (EC) has undertaken a project of Tk 8,711 crore for the purchase of new Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) for the upcoming 12th Jatiya Sangsad ( JS – National Assembly) elections.

14:28 19 September 2022

CEC Kazi Habibul Awal contracts COVID

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal has been diagnosed with coronavirus. He tested COVID positive on Thursday.

18:06 15 September 2022

Elections roadmap announced

12th JS elections schedule in Nov 2023, polls in Jan 2024

The Election Commission (EC) has announced the roadmap for the 12th Jatiya Sangsad (JS - National Parliament or Assembly) elections.

13:04 14 September 2022

12th JS elections roadmap to be announced Wed

The Election Commission (EC) will announce the roadmap for the 12th Jatiya Sangsad (JS-National Parliament) elections tomorrow, Wednesday. 

15:54 13 September 2022

Awami League candidates in 60 Zilla Parishads

Awami League has finalized party-backed candidates for the post of upcoming chairman in 60 Zilla Parishads in the country. Although the candidature of 61 districts is to be finalized, the name of the candidate for the post of chairman in Satkhira Zilla Parishad has not been decided yet.

13:19 11 September 2022

All votes to be on ballots if politically compromised: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal today said if there is an agreement between the political parties, all the votes will be taken on the ballots.

13:52 7 September 2022

Armed forces will be as ‘striking force’ in 12th elections: EC

Election Commissioner (EC) Md. Alamgir today said the members of the armed forces will be deployed as a “striking force” in the upcoming 12th Jatiya Sangsad (National Assembly) elections. If any violent situation arises, they will go to the center if called.

19:30 29 August 2022

No scope for fraud, cheating in EVMs: EC

Election Commissioner Brigadier General (Retd.) Ahsan Habib Khan said we want to present a transparent and impartial election through the participation of all parties. The next national elections will be conducted through EVMs. Because there is no chance of double counting and cheating in EVM.

18:18 27 August 2022

Former EC Mahbub Talukdar dies

Former Election Commissioner (EC) Mahbub Talukdar has passed away.

16:02 24 August 2022

Fazle Rabbi’s Gaibandha-5 seat by-election Oct 12

The by-election in Gaibandha-5, the parliamentary seat of late Deputy Speaker Md. Fazle Rabbi Miah, will be held on October 12.

22:02 23 August 2022

Voting in 61 Zilla Parishad Oct 17

The elections in the country’s 61 Zilla Parishad will be held on October 17. 

19:35 23 August 2022

Parliamentary elections to be held by EVMs in 150 seats: EC

The Election Commission (EC) today has decided to hold the upcoming 12th national parliamentary elections through Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) system in a maximum of 150 seats.

17:23 23 August 2022

Decision on EVM today

The Election Commission (EC) is going to decide on using electronic voting machine (EVM) in the 12th parliamentary election today (Tuesday).

13:46 23 August 2022

EC won`t force any party to participate in polls

The Election Commission (EC) cannot force any party to participate in the elections and it won't make such efforts.

20:03 22 August 2022

Actions over harassment in birth certificate: EC

The Election Commission (EC) has said that action will be taken against public representatives if they neglect or harass the people to give them birth certificates. 

17:42 4 August 2022

CEC urges all parties to conduct participatory elections

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal today said he has been urging all political parties to make the upcoming Jatiya Sangsad (National Assembly) elections participatory.

13:33 24 July 2022

EC thinking of installing CCTV cameras in all polling booths

The Election Commission (EC) is considering installing CCTV cameras in every polling booth in the 12th National Assembly elections. In this case, the concerned thinks more than two lakh CCTV cameras may be needed.

16:02 14 July 2022

CEC sees no catastrophe in Cumilla city polls

We did not see any catastrophe in Cumilla City Corporation (COCC) elections, said Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal today.

16:08 20 June 2022

EC calls for new party registration by Aug 29

The Election Commission (EC) has asked the new parties interested in participating in the 12th parliamentary elections to register. The deadline for application is August 29.

19:07 26 May 2022

Accurate voter lists must compile with patience, honesty: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal today said that a fair election is not possible without a proper voter list. Accurate voter lists need to be compiled with patience and honesty.

13:15 10 May 2022

EC starts dialogue with journalists

The Election Commission (EC) is in dialogue with the editors and senior journalists of various national dailies of the country.

15:10 6 April 2022

EC sits for dialogue with media today

The election commission, headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal, is going to hold a dialogue with the editors, senior journalists and columnists on Wednesday (today) as part of the new Election Commission's ongoing dialogue.

11:45 6 April 2022

Voter list update starts on May 20

The Election Commission is going to start the work of updating the voter list by steping door to door from May 20. The work of collecting this information across the country will continue for three weeks.

10:35 28 March 2022