Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda has claimed that allegations of corruption worth Tk 4.8 crore have been made against the Election Commission (EC) without any evidence. “The allegations are motivated and baseless,” he said.
The CEC made the demand at a press conference at the media center of the EC Secretariat in the capital’s Agargaon on Thursday (December 24) afternoon.
The CEC said, “The EC’s recruitment process was 100% transparent and impartial. There was no corruption in the recruitment process.
Receiving honorary status as special speaker without speaking for election training ‘The CEC said on the issue of 42 citizens’ complaints to the President on the issue,’ 15 special speakers, advisers to create about 6 lakh manpower at all levels in the light of a decade of experience to ensure fair election management and result announcement. Electoral training action plan and budget are prepared along with other trainings, which are approved by the commission.
Regarding complaints about EVMs, the CEC said, “EVMs are being used to make the election process dynamic and error-free. It has made voting easier. He also said that many countries, including India, are now successfully using EVMs to make the voting process easier, more transparent and more reliable.