EC cancels leave for its officials until polls


DHAKA, Nov 15, 2018 (BSS) – The Election Commission (EC) has cancelled leave for its officials at all levels until the next general election scheduled to be held on December 30.

“Leave for all EC officers and staffs at all levels and returning officers and assistant returning officers at field level has been cancelled until the next general election on December 30,” Joint Secretary of the EC SM Asaduzzaman told BSS today.

According to the election schedule, the last date for submitting nomination papers is November 28 and the scrutiny of nomination papers will be held on December 2. The deadline for withdrawal of candidature is December 9.