EC Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed said the second phase was free, fair and peaceful. At this point, we found information on the presence of voters in most areas. Somewhere there was less presence. But hopefully the voting rate will be more than the first step.
He said this at a press conference held at the media center in the capital's building on Monday after the election.
The secretary said the 116 Upazilas vote in 16 districts ended peacefully in the second phase. Recurring officers provided information on suspending the reconciliation of 8 centers in 7 of the 39 centers at this stage. There was no information on the rest in the rest.
He said in the second phase, free, fair and peaceful voting was done. At this point, we found information on the presence of voters in most areas. Somewhere there was less presence. However, the voting rate will be higher than the first step (43 percent), hopefully.
He said the election election commissioner Mahbub Talukdar in front of the upazila election is personal, he said. He said Mahbub Talukder alone gave the statement that there was no discussion in the Commission. This is his personal opinion.
This is the fifth phase of the upazila polls. The first phase of the vote ended on 10 March. Due to various irregularities, the poll was closed in 28 centers; At least three voting officers were arrested. First phase voting was called "pretty peaceful".