Update December 27, 2018

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Ban on vehicular movement from Dec 29 midnight

Mirajul Moin Joy

Restrictions on all modes of vehicles will come into effect from 12 midnight on December 29 to 12 midnight on December 30 marking the 11th parliamentary election, according to the information given by Election Commission (EC).

Moreover, four-day ban on the movement of motorcycles will come into effect from 12 midnight on December 28 to 12 midnight on January 01.

The Road Transport and Bridges Ministry issued a notification in this regard on December 23.

The movement of vehicles carrying contestants, polling agents, local and foreign observers, journalists, election-related officials and employees and law enforcers and also ambulances, fire service vehicles and emergency service vehicles will remain out of the purview of the ban.

However, only journalists, who cover EC related news, can use motor vehicles with the EC sticker during the polling time.

Apart from this, EC authorities can take effective measures to relax the ban on the highways, ports and any kind of emergency matters.

The 11th Parliamentary Election will be held on December 30 (Sunday) from 8am to 4pm in 299 constancies across the country.

Voting in Gaibandha-3 constituency will be held on January 27 due to the death of one candidate.

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