Government Policy

President constitutes EC constitutionally: Inu

DHAKA, Feb 7, 2017(BSS)-Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said today that the Election Commission has been formed after consultation with all political parties and it is pointless to raise questions about it.

He said the commissioners were honest, capable and competent to dispense their responsibilities.

The minister was giving his reaction to the press today about the formation of the Election Commission (EC).

Inu said that the President had formed the Election Commission in line with the Constitution and BNP's reaction to it is irrational.

He hoped that all political parties would participate in the upcoming polls.

Asked if BNP could raise questions about the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) he said "The new CEC was a public servant. In the past, he had behaved, accordingly. Nobody should find fault with it.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)