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Election held amid festive mood, claims EC secretary

Election held amid festive mood, claims EC secretary

News Desk Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed claimed that the 11th general election was held across the country on Sunday amid a festive mood, bar some stray incidents of violence. He made the claim while announcing partial results of the parliamentary elections at Nirbachan Bhaban. The EC secretary said some stray incidents of violence took place in some constituencies and legal actions will be taken against those involved in those after investigation. Election held amid From Page 16 Col. 5 He said voting of 22 out of 40,183 centres at 299 constituencies across the country have been suspended due to disturbances and irregularities."Vote of the remaining centres was held peacefully with enormous turnout of voters," Ahmed said. Talking about violent incidents allegedly taken place at some places over the country, he said. EC has already directed law enforcement agencies to investigate the untoward incidents. (Inputs taken from agencies)

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