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Election Commission (EC) secretary Helaluddin Ahmed said that EC will have to inform the EC within three days to elect the election.
He said that such a party which is not registered with Jamaat-e-Islami or a registered party is not registered with EC, such a political party can also choose. However, they must jointly elect with their registered political party and use their election symbol.
Responding to a question from journalists at his office at Agargaon office in the capital on Friday noon, he said.
Asked whether the leaders of unregistered political parties can elect a joint election with the registered party, the secretary said, it is not in the law. But if a registered political party nominates the nomination of an unregistered party as the candidate of the registered party, then we can not prevent them.
Asked whether the members of Jamaat could be elected as independent candidates or candidates of the other party, or the EC will see the damage, he said, “They are not in Bangladesh to prevent any party symbol or to hold elections as independent candidates.
He said, if you want to elect a jointly, the commission will have to inform within 3 days. Today the group will be given a letter in this regard.
Secretary of the campaign for campaigning, said no one can run election campaign before symbol allocation. The advance campaign will be removed in the next 7 days. The concerned people have been instructed in this regard.
According to the schedule announced, the parliamentary elections will be held on December 23. On the last day of submission of nomination papers on November 19, the nomination papers will be selected on November 22 and the last date for withdrawal of candidacy is November 29.
In the evening yesterday (Thursday), Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda announced the election schedule for the nation. The CEC’s speech was broadcasted through Bangladesh Television and radio.
In context, according to the constitution, there is constitutional obligation to hold elections for Eleventh National Parliament by January 28. Starting October 31, the counting time of the election period began. However, the Election Commission was determined to complete the polling by December. For this, on 1 November, President Abdul Hamid met with the overall preparation of the election, the EC said.
Earlier on January 5, 2014 the Tenth National Parliament was held.