Zonaiyad Saki, the chief coordinator of the Ganosanhati Movement and one of the leaders of the Republic Forum, has said that the schedule announced by the Election Commission will create obstacles in holding fair and inclusive elections.
Chief Election Commissioner Qazi Habibul Awal addressed the nation on Wednesday evening amid tension in the political arena and differences among political parties regarding the government at the time of elections. He announced the schedule of the 12th parliamentary elections.
Responding to the program, Jonaid Saki said that you must have seen that the Prime Minister had said on Tuesday that the program will be announced in a day or two.
He also said that it is the jurisdiction of the Election Commission to announce the election schedule. But the Prime Minister announces and the ministers say when the program will be announced. Such statements prove how independent the Election Commission is.
He said that the government has planned to conduct elections unilaterally through the Election Commission, but the public will not accept it this time.