Meeting with CEC, Defer municipal polls by 10-day: JP
29 November 2015, Nirapad News: Jatiya Party (JP), the key ally of ruling Awami League (AL), has demanded of the Election Commission (EC) to defer the upcoming municipal elections by 10 days.
Besides, the party sought opportunities for Members of Parliament (MPs) and ministers to take part in poll campaign.
JP secretary general Zia Uddin Ahmed Bablu said this while talking to reporters after meeting with the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) at EC secretariat in city around 12:15pm Sunday.
A five-member JP delegation, led by its secretary general Bablu, held the meeting with CEC Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad around 11:30am.
The delegation members included JP presidium members Kazi Firoj Rashid, Syed Abu Hossain Babla, Salma Islam and Saidur Rahman Tepa.