The cabinet division has recently sent a letter to field level administration signed by cabinet secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam for giving their assistance to the EC to hold the three city polls in peaceful manner, sources told Bangladesh Post on Wednesday.
According to the article 126 and Local Government (City Corporation) election procedure, all executive authorities have the responsibility to assist the EC, the letter stated. The letter also said that mayors and councillors post election will be held in the upcoming three city polls on July 30.
The government hoped that all the officials and employees of government, autonomous institution and private organisation to hold the three city polls in free, fair and impartial manner.
Those officials appointed in the election related task must obey the order of the returning officer of the election, the letter added. On the other hand, those who violate the order of the authorities concerned must face legal action, it stated.
According to the Election Commission, Khulna and Gazipur City Corporations polls were held in free, fair and peaceful manner without any type of violence.