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>BNP, allies stand against electoral reforms

>BNP and its allies today told the Election Commission (EC) they will not accept the new electoral provisions being implemented in the upcoming parliamentary polls. (Full Report)
Sitting with the EC separately, BNP, Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Oikya Jote (IOJ) also called for scrapping of constituency re-demarcation and immediate withdrawal of the state of emergency.
Today’s were the last in a series of electoral talks between the commission and political parties.
BNP and its alliance partners demanded that the new electoral laws and rules be scrapped or suspended till the national election is over.
They argued that it is not possible for them to abide by the recent ordinance revising Representation of the People Order (RPO). 
For time constraints, none of the major political parties would be able to meet the registration criteria that require amendments to their constitutions, they added. 

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