Next general polls to be free, fair: Taposh
Moon Desk: Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Fazle Noor Taposh today said the ongoing Zilla Parishad elections are being held in a free and fair manner and the next general election will also be like that.
“The way Zilla Parishad elections are being held, I am expecting the next general election will also be free and fair. Election Commission arranged substantial security measures in polling centres and I have casted my ballots within a very short time through EVM,” he said.
The Mayor said this while talking to newsmen after casting his ballots at Ambagicha Government Primary School in Keraniganj this morning.
The polling started simultaneously in five centres in Dhaka district at 9 am. Dhaka Deputy Commissioner M Shahidul Islam, who is observing his duty as returning officer in this election, inspected the polling at Ambagicha centre at around 10 am.
“Each centre is being monitored centrally through CCTV cameras. Adequate numbers of law enforcing agencies members have been deployed. The total number of voters in Dhaka district is 1,019 including DSCC and DNCC mayors,” the Dhaka DC said.