The Election Commission of India on Sunday appreciated the role of Bangladesh Election Commission saying it was “meticulous planning and organization” by the Bangladesh Election Commission.
“….a lot of gaiety was visible. Whatever we’ve perceived I think it was very meticulous planning and meticulous organisation by the Bangladesh Election Commission,” Ariz Aftab, Chief Electoral Officer of West Bengal, told reporters at a city hotel sharing their experience.
Aftab said the Election Commission of Bangladesh and Election Commission of India have a long-standing relationship of cooperation and cordial relationship.He said teams from Bangladesh EC have regularly visited India during Indian elections and it has been a long-standing precedence of visits from the Indian EC to witness the parliamentary elections in Bangladesh.
This time also the EC of India has sent a three-member team here to witness the parliamentary elections, Aftab said.During the polls of the day, he said, they visited few polling stations. “We definitely feel that there has been very meticulous planning as per as the EC of Bangladesh is concerned.”
“We hope that through this visit the relationship between the EC of India and EC of Bangladesh will be strengthened…this is to carry forward good and cordial relationship between the Election Commissions of the two countries,” Aftab added.