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Tabith, Ishraq claim

No visible move to create level playing field

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Staff Reporter :
BNP's two mayor candidates for Dhaka north and south city corporation elections on Monday claimed that still the level playing field has not been not created for opposition parties to contest the upcoming polls.
Rather, they alleged, voting robbery field is being made to suppress the opponents during campaigns as well as on elections day.
Tabith Awal and Engineer Ishraq Hossain made these allegations while speaking to reporters in deferent places during their election campaigns on Monday.
After placing wreaths at BNP founder Ziaur Rahman's grave, DSCC mayor candidate Ishraq Hossain started his ELECTION campaign yesterday for the fourth straight day from Tikatuli's Abhay Das Lane in front of Central Women's College together with the party's leaders and activists.
He said that a level playing field is yet to be created and there was no visible move from the Election Commission in this regard.
Ishraq also said leaders and activists of the BNP were being attacked by the ruling party activists. "Today we do not come under attack but we are afraid of being attacked during coming electioneering like the other day," he said.
Meanwhile, BNP's candidate Tabith Awal for DNCC also claimed that the level playing field has not been created for the opposition parties.
He said this while making election campaign in front of the Kalmilota Bazaar in Tejkunipara, Farmgate area in capital yesterday.

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