BSS-57 President promulgates ordinance for using EVM in polls

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President promulgates ordinance for using EVM in polls

DHAKA, Oct 31, 2018 (BSS) – President M Abdul Hamid today promulgated the ordinance for amendment to the Representation of the People Order (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 with provision of using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in elections.

“The President signed the amended RPO and promulgated an ordinance in this connection,” President’s press secretary Joynal Abedin told BSS tonight.

On Monday, the cabinet led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina approved major changes to the RPO clearing the way of using the EVMs in the next election.

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