August 26, 2011, Sunday
The Electoral Commission (EC) has taken the initiative to issue the & # 39; People & # 39; s Representation Order (RPO) 1972 & # 39; to change for the next eleven parliamentary election. That is why the committee called for a meeting on Sunday (26 August).
The use of electronic voting machines (EVM) in the revised RPO can be added. If approved by the revised RPO committee, it will be taken at the next parliamentary session.
EC Public Relations Director Asaduzzaman told BreakingNews: "The committee will meet at 10 o'clock in the election building in Agargaon on Sunday at the meeting, the RPO as an Agenda and the Femboa conference organized by the Chief Election Commissioners of 8 countries of the SAARC countries, it will be the main election commissioner and four election commissioners. & # 39;
Earlier, Electoral Commissioner Kabita Khanam said: "Our work is under way for the next parliamentary elections, the RPO correction work is under way, there were two committee meetings, there have been some corrections or other suggestions, and now it will be decided at the committee meeting.
He said: & # 39; We can not even get the RPO. In this connection, decisions will be taken earlier in the meeting. We are working to send it to the next parliamentary session. After the decision on the committee will be sent to Parliament.
Asked about the use of EVMs in the upcoming parliamentary elections, the electoral commission said: "If we use EVMs, we have to change the RPO. If the RPO has been corrected, what is the status of those behind it? The consensus will be determined by the committee.
Meanwhile, the organization Fembosa conference with the Chief Election Commissioner of 8 countries of the SAARC countries will be held in Bangladesh on 5 and 6 September. Chairman of the Bangladesh Parliament will herald the program.
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