Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday reiterated her government’s plans to further strengthen the Election Commission (EC) and introducing electronic voting system in the country to hold free, fair and neutral elections in future.
“None would be able to cast more than one vote and snatch ballot boxes with the introduction of new digital system in polling process. Apart from Bangladesh and Pakistan, the electronic voting system has already been introduced in all countries of the subcontinent,” she said.
The prime minister said this while taking part in a discussion organised by Bangladesh Awami League at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in the city marking the historic 6-Point Demand Day.
Presided over by Deputy Leader of the House and Awami League Presidium member Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury, among others, Amir Hossain Amu, Abdur Razzak, Matia Chowdhury, Sheikh Fazlul
Karim Selim, Abdul Latif Siddiqui, Syed Ashraful Islam, Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif, MA Aziz and Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya also took part in the discussion.
Regarding the main opposition BNP’s demand on the issue of caretaker government, Hasina said the leader of the opposition is disobeying everything even the verdict of the country’s highest court as she wants to get state power to earn money through corruption.
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