Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said that the Election Commission has no work to do. So the commission is busy. Amidst the pandemic, the Election Commission has initiated several fundamental amendments to the Political Party Registration Act, the Act for Local Government Elections and the RPO for National Assembly Elections.
This initiative of the Election Commission is obstinate, unusual, unintended, unacceptable and deliberate. It is a sub-strategy to implement the objective of Mahalabshad. We strongly reject this initiative of the Election Commission.
He made this comment in a press conference in Gulshan on Thursday morning.
Fakhrul said that more than three years have already passed since the current commission under the leadership of KM Nurul Huda. During this period this commission could not organize a single fair election.
In this situation, they are trying to weaken the electoral process in the name of amending the electoral law. This is not supported in any way.
The Election Commission should repair the damage they have already done to the electoral system, protect the electoral management from any new disaster.
At present, the people of the country and any political party that believes in democracy do not have the least respect or trust in the electoral system. Only those who strangled the democracy of Bangladesh in the last 10 years and the election commission of the current ruling party who played a shameless role as their accomplices are responsible.
He said, their (EC's) worst attempt is to put the final nail in the coffin of our electoral system.
They are trying to permanently paralyze the Election Commission as an institution. The current election commission wants to block the way to get a good election commission in the future.
We believe in democracy, we believe in changing the government through democratic means.
That is why we are participating in all elections. Participating in elections is part of our movement, part of the movement. When you can't protest on the streets, when you can't demonstrate, then you have to take those opportunities where you can go to the people to some extent, come forward with the people, speak the words.