No scope to defer election schedule: EC secretary

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DHAKA, Nov 14, 2018 (BSS) – Election Commission Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed
today said there is no scope to defer the election schedule.

EC Secretary said this to the newsmen after a meeting with the delegations
of the Jatiya Oikya Front and the ruling Awami League at the Election
Commission Bhaban here today.

“The elections would become difficult for us after December…there is lot
of events including Biswa Ijtema would take place in January,” said the EC
official.

Claiming that favorable election atmosphere is prevailing, the EC
secretary said the environment is totally favorable to hold the election now,
but today’s incident in city’s Nayapaltan is quite miserable.