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Bangladesh Reconsidering Electoral Public Holidays

Source: Ministry of Public Administration, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh (Dhaka)
Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Bangladesh's Election Commissioner Abu Hafiz, who saw the UK polls last month, has issued a note against future polling/election days being declared one-off non-working public holidays in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh's government had declared Sunday, January 5, 2014, as an official non-working public holiday in Bangladesh for the 10th Parliamentary Elections (2013-12-31), and five years before (2008-12-19), the date of the 9th Parliamentary Elections had also been declared an official non-working public holiday in Bangladesh.

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