Dhaka, June 30 – The 100 percent voters’ turnout in 213 polling centers in the 11th parliamentary polls has raised questions among political parties, experts and even the Election Commission.
Even Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on Sunday termed the casting of 100 percent votes in election
Election Commission (EC) on Saturday published the full results of the 11th parliamentary polls on its website after six months of holding polls on December 30 last year, witnessing 100
“It’s not a normal case of casting 100
“Generally the results of the elections are published through a gazette soon after the election. After
He further said, “If the matter moves to the court and it orders for reelection, it is the jurisdiction of the court.”
The CEC however, said they would hold elections through electronic voting machines to prevent any sort of irregularities.
However, the Commission sources said the tenth parliamentary polls, however, took lesser time to publish the full results on its website.
As per the total election results, the general elections held on 30 December had witnessed 100 percent votes in 213
Even experts said the casting of 100
As per the EC, the total turnout of the 11th parliamentary polls was 89.36
Media reports that the 11th parliamentary polls were marred with irregularities of stuffing ballot papers, capturing
The 11th general elections were inclusive one as major political parties including Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) took part in the polls. But BNP brought
BNP alleged that the elections were held one-sidedly and it does not reflect the mandate of the voters as voters could cast votes and even voters and their party men were prevented to enter into the polling
The elections results show that at least 213 out of 40,199 elections witnessed 100
In the 11th general polls, ruling Awami League bagged 258 seats while its grand-alliance partner Jatiya Party secured 22. On the other hand, Jatiya Oikya Front candidates secured 8 seats while candidates of other parties secured 9 and three constituencies went to independent candidates.
The total voters of the 300 constituencies were 10,41,56,269. Of the total votes, 8,35,32,911