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Thu, September 20, 2018
No army deployment in KCC, GCC polls: EC
Dhaka, 26 April, Abnews: The Election Commission has said it will not deploy the army in the upcoming city corporation elections in Gazipur and Khulna.
 
EC Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed said police and the Rapid Action Battalion and border guards are enough to maintain the law and order in the election areas.
 
The commission’s decision came against a backdrop of BNP’s long-standing demand for the army deployment in the upcoming election.
 
He told this while talking to journalists after a meeting on the law and order situation of the two city corporation elections held at Election Commission on Thursday.
 
The meeting was held with the presence of CEC KM Nurul Huda, election commissioners, IGP, high officials of RAB, BGB and Ansar department.
 
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