PM hopes next election to be free, fair
DHAKA : Expressing her firm optimism that next general election would be free and fair, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Awami League believes in democracy and the people’s rights to vote.
“We believe in democracy, the people’s empowerment and their voting rights … I hope that every election in future would be free and fair,” she said.
She added: “Our aim is that the next election would be free, fair and impartial and the people will cast their votes and will elect their representative as per their wish … it totally depends on them.”
Sheikh Hasina, also the AL president, said this while delivering her introductory speech at a joint emergency meeting of AL Central Working Committee and Advisory Council at Ganabhaban here tonight.
The meeting has been conveyed to decide about the Search Committee’s request to send five names from each party, who participated in the dialogue with the President, for constituting the next election commission.
Pointing out the recent district council elections and Narayanganj City Corporation polls, the premier said those elections were held in a free, fair and neutral manner.
“The people casted vote in that elections as per their wish and they got the results in the way they exercised their franchise of vote … I hope that the people would cast vote in every future poll as per their wish. It was our slogan and we want to ensure it,” she added.
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