BSS-39 All preparations taken to use EVM in Chattogram-9 constituency

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All preparations taken to use EVM in Chattogram-9 constituency

CHATTOGRAM, Dec 3, 2018 (BSS)- District Election office as per Election
Commission’s (EC) decision has taken all preparation to conduct the upcoming
11th parliamentary election in Chattogram-9 constituency using Electronic
Voting Machine (EVM).

District Election officer Mohammad Munir Hossain Khan said the list of all
officials related to the polls has been finalized and necessary training
would be provided to them from December 14.

Voters will exercise their rights of franchise through EVM in 725 booths in
all 144 centers of the lone constituency in Chattogram-9, under Chattogram
division.

“One EVM machine will be installed in each booth,” said Munir Hossain Khan
adding that the voters of this constituency have been showing huge enthusiasm
over use of EVM.

After scrutiny nine candidatures out of 12 were found valid in the
aforesaid constituency.

The main contest will take place between central organizing secretary of
Awami League Barrister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel, son of former Mayor
ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury and BNP nominated candidate and its Chattogram city
President Dr Shahdat Hossain.

Earlier, voting through EVM was held in Chattogram City Corporation
election in 2010 in city’s Jamalkhan ward in a limited scale.

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