11th parliamentary polls Dec 23, nomination paper’s submission last date Nov 19: CEC

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Dhaka, November 08: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on Thursday announced the 11th parliamentary election schedule and the polls will be held on December 23.He announced the election schedule through a televised address before the nation.

He said the last date of submission of nomination paper is November 19 and November 29, the last date of withdrawal of candidature.

While addressing the nation at 7pm, the CEC urged all the political parties to participate in the general election to keep the trend of democracy and pace of development uninterrupted.

“If there remains any disagreement dispute among them, then I urge them to resolve those politically. I request each to demonstrate patience and respectful political behaviour to each other,” he said.

He also expected a competitive election with the participation of all political parties. “I believe in a competitive election irregularities can be checked with the active participation of the supporters of candidates,” he added.