Taking the issue of public suffering into consideration, the Election Commission (EC) is controlling the campaign of the Dhaka-10 by election. For this, the EC sat with potential candidates at the Agargaon ETI Bhaban on Sunday (Feb 23).
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda, said: “For campaigning, each ward will have one office and usage of mikes will be banned.”
Regarding posters, the CEC, said: “Posters can be plastered on 21 designated spots while posters will not be allowed on roads, lanes and laminated posters will not be allowed.”
Nurul Huda added: “The office will be open on day of the votes; we will issue circular in this regard. Every party will be allowed to bring out five processions but rallies will not allowed.”
The CEC also said that in the future, electoral code with be changed to add these clauses.
As per information, until Feb 18, six persons collected nomination papers though no one has submitted them as yet.
The election will be held on Mar 21 through Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).