The chief election
commissioner, ATM Shamsul Huda, in a televised speech on Sunday evening assured
the nation of all necessary preparations for a free and fair election on Monday
and invited voters to apply their voting rights.
He mentioned three
key measures, security measures, photo voter roll and translucent ballot boxes,
that would ensure a free, fair and credible vote.
The top election official presented a brief
review of the Election Commission’s roadmap over the past two years towards the
much-awaited 9th Jatiya Sangsad election.
Describing the security measures being taken
by law enforcing agencies, the CEC said, ‘From the experience of city
corporation and municipality elections last August, we’re confirmed that the
environment on the general election day will also be peaceful.’