Announce election schedule after dialogue, Dr Kamal writes to EC   

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Dhaka, November 03: Jatiya Oikyafront, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, on Saturday sent a letter to the Election Commission (EC) requesting it not to announce the next general election schedule until the ongoing dialogue is over.Dr Kamal Hossain, on behalf of the Oikyafront, sent the letter to Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda.

Gano Forum training affairs secretary Rafiqul Islam Pathik carried the letter to the Election Commission around 4:45pm.

Pathik said as the CEC was holding a closed-door meeting with other commissioners, he handed over the letter to an official, Anisur Rahman.

In the letter, he said Kamal Hossain urged the Commission to announce the election schedule when the Prime Minister’s talks with different political parties will end.

There is Prime Minister’s consideration for further talks with the leaders of Jatiya Oikyafront after November 8, the letter said.