New EC takes oath
DHAKA : The newly appointed five-member election commission (EC) led by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda today took oath at Supreme Court Judges’ Lounge.
Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha administered the oath at a function, conducted by Supreme Court Registrar General Syed Aminul Islam.
The other four members of the EC are former additional secretary Mahbub Talukder, former secretary Md Rafikul Islam, retired district and session judge Begum Kabita Khanam and Brigadier General (retd) Shahadat Hossain.
President Abdul Hamid on February 6 formed the new EC with former secretary KM Nurul Huda as the new Chief Election Commissioner. The President appointed the five from the ten names referred by the search committee.