Ershad-led alliance wants election schedule on Nov 8

Sammilito Jatiya Jote, led by Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad, has urged the Election Commission to announce the election schedule on Thursday (Nov 8).

The 15-member delegation of the alliance came up with the call during a meeting with the Election Commission at Nirbachan Bhaban on Wednesday, reports the UNB.

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda and other Election Commissioners were present at the meeting that began at 11:35am.

During the meeting, the Jatiya Jote leaders placed various demands, including cancellation of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) use in the next general election and deployment of army as a striking force.

Jatiya Party Secretary General ABM Ruhul Amin Hawladar, its presidium members Anisul Islam Mahmud, Mujibul Haque Chunnu, Syed Abu Hossain Babla, MA Sattar, Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu, Delwar Hossain Khan, Sunil Shubho Roy, SM FoysalChisti, Abdus Sabur Asud and Shafiqul Islam Sentu were among the delegation members.