‘No need to deploy Army in RnCC polls’: CEC


Rangpur, December 07: Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Thursday said that there is no need to deploy army in the upcoming Rangpur City Corporation (RnCC) polls.“There is no need to deploy Army in the Rangpur City Corporation polls as the festive mood is prevailing in the election,” he said

The CEC made the assertion while talking to reporters following a meeting with the various law enforcement agencies, local government officials and election officials at divisional commissioner’s office in Rangpur.

He added: “There is a festive mood in the election and it will be free, fair and a credible one.”

The CEC said currently mobile court is operating under the leadership of 22 magistrates and from tomorrow there will be a mobile court in every ward.

Huda said action would be taken immediately if anyone violates electoral rule of law.

“All the measures will be taken to hold a free and fair election. Four-tier security measures will be taken during the polls,” he said.

Huda said Electronic Voting Machine will be used in one polling station but it depends on the local people. “If voters want, then EVM will be used, otherwise not.”