October 5, 2023, 1:29 am

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2023-07-30 20:58:50 BdST

Schedule for national election not before last week of Oct: CEC

The schedule for the 12th parliamentary election will not be announced before the last week of October this year, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal said.

He made the comment while speaking to reporters at the Election Commission Secretariat in Agargaon on Sunday afternoon.

The CEC also said the next national polls would be held in the last week of December this year, or in the first week of January 2024.

According to the constitution, if the next national election is to be held with the current parliament in place, it will be within the previous 90 days starting January 29, 2024. That is, the countdown to the 12th national election will start from November 1 this year.

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