NOAKHALI: Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said their party would join the upcoming city elections if the Election Commission uses the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) or not.
Obaidul Quader, also Road Transport and Bridges Minister, said: “It is the matter of the EC whether it will use the EVM in the upcoming city polls. There is no way to create debate on it.”
He made the remarks while unveiling a plaque of a year-long programme taken to celebrate the Mujib Year and distributing warm cloths among cold-hit people at Basurhat municipality zero point under Companiganj upazila.
Apart from blankets, dry foods were also distributed among children and destitute people in Kabirhat and Companiganj upazilas.
AL relief and social welfare affairs secretary Sujit Roy Nandi, Noakhali zila AL president AHM Khairul Anam Chowdhury Selim, its general secretary Ekramul Karim Chowdhury, MP, Companiganj upazila AL president Khijir Hayat Khan and Hatiya upazila AL president Mohammad Ali, among others, attended the event.
BDST: 2003 HRS, JAN 07, 2020