Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed has reaffirmed that the general election will be held before the end of next December and urged voters to elect honest and capable candidates, taking it as their social responsibility. He said the government and the Election Commission) will extend all-out support to the voters so that they can vote for their chosen candidates.
The head of the caretaker government made the call at an opinion-exchange meeting at Shaheed Abul Hossain auditorium here yesterday. Lawyers, freedom fighters, teachers, journalists, business leaders, women representatives and fish farmers spoke at the meeting organized by the district administration.
Referring to the recently held city corporation and municipal elections, the CA said spontaneous participation and turnout of voters in these elections will remain as an exemplary example and help expedite the process of transition to democracy. Regarding upazila elections, he said the government and the EC want to hold the upazila polls in near future. The EC is making necessary preparations to hold the polls.