Troops to be deployed ahead of polls: EC

Staff Correspondent | Published: 11:57, Nov 15,2018 | Updated: 12:33, Nov 15,2018

 
 

Nirbachan Bhaban. -- New Age file photo

The Election Commission will deploy military either seven to 10 days or two to three days alongside other law enforcement agencies during the upcoming general election scheduled to be held on December 30.

Election commission secretary Helaluddin Ahmed made the disclosures on Thursday when he addressing a training program for assistant returning officers at Nirbachan Bhaban.

Earlier, the election commission said that it has a plan to deploy armed forces alongside the other law enforcement agencies to aid the civil administration.

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