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Bangladesh govt refuses funds to poll body

Posted by Nirbachon on July 21, 2006

DHAKA: The Election Commission of Bangladesh, scheduled to begin updating of electoral rolls from Friday, has been refused money by the government, the media reported, speculating that the task, delayed earlier due to the poll body’s reluctance to carry it out, may be again derailed.

Finance Minister Saifur Rahman, according to media reports, has declined to allocate funds till he gets an account of how the funds allocated earlier have been spent.

Times of India article

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