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EC alert to prevent Rohingyas from becoming voters: CEC

Published on: 7:53 pm - Wednesday | September 13, 2017

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda today said the Election Commission (EC) remains cautious about the newly arrived Rohingyas in Bangladesh to prevent them from becoming voters.

“The EC is aware about the Rohingyas, who fled to Bangladesh recently to escape persecution in Rakhine state of Myanmar, so that they cannot be enrolled as voters during updating the voter lists,” the CEC told a view exchange meeting at the conference room of Tangail Deputy Commissioner (DC) office with EC Secretary Helaluddin in the chair.

The meeting was held on the upcoming general election, and postponed and bi-polls of District Councils, Upazila Parishads and Union Parishads across the country on September 24.

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