Bangladesh Elections 2007

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Archive for May, 2006

Illegal weapons could be a threat to holding next polls: Experts

Posted by Nirbachon on May 31, 2006

Illegal weapons could be a threat to holding next polls: Experts

Security experts Monday feared that illegal weapons possessed by criminals and their godfathers could be a threat to peaceful holding of the next general elections, reports BDNEWS.

http://www.financialexpress-bd.com/index3.asp?cnd=5/30/2006§ion_id=2&newsid=26108&spcl=no

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No cooperation from govt in holding dialogue: Hasina

Posted by Nirbachon on May 31, 2006

New Swedish Envoy Meets AL Chief
No cooperation from govt in holding dialogue: Hasina
Unb, Dhaka

Awami League President Sheikh Hasina has alleged that her party did not get genuine cooperation from the government side in holding dialogue with the ruling party on electoral reforms.The allegation came when newly appointed Swedish Ambassador F Dritt Hagstron met Sheikh Hasina, also leader of the opposition in parliament, at her Sudha Sadan residence in the city yesterday.

http://www.thedailystar.net/2006/05/31/d60531060368.htm 

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AL won’t participate in polls without electoral reforms – Hasina tells Russian Ambassador

Posted by Nirbachon on May 22, 2006

Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Sheikh Hasina yesterday told the outgoing Russian ambassador that her party would not participate in the next general election if the proposed electoral reforms are not implemented and a democratic environment for a free and fair election is returned in the country.

http://www.thedailystar.net/2006/05/22/d60522060176.htm

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No, no, an emphatic no

Posted by Nirbachon on May 22, 2006

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) MA Aziz yesterday brushed aside the allegation of the Election Commission's (EC) failure to make a flawless voter list.

"There is no failure to prepare the voter list and the answer is no, no, an emphatic no," he said when a reporter asked him if he would resign admitting the "failure."

http://www.thedailystar.net/2006/05/22/d6052201044.htm

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Bangladesh CEC not to resign

Posted by Nirbachon on May 22, 2006

Bangladesh Chief Election Commissioner, Justice MA Aziz, has said "no" to widespread demands for his resignation on charges that voter lists were "fake".

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1541854.cms

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Voter list will be corrected, newsmen role praised: CEC rejects possibility of resignation

Posted by Nirbachon on May 22, 2006

Chief Election Commissioner Justice MA Aziz yesterday dismissed any possibility of his resignation taking the responsibility for his failure and lapses in irregularities in the process of listing draft voter lists for the next general election.
http://nation.ittefaq.com/artman/publish/article_28026.shtml

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