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5 lakh Ansar, VDP deployed across country

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জানুয়ারি ৫, ২০২৪ ১০:৫৩ অপরাহ্ণ
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As many as 5, 17,143 members of Bangladesh Ansar and VDP have been deployed across the country, including the capital, to maintain law and order, ensure the security of polling stations and ballot boxes in the 12th parliamentary election scheduled to be held on Sunday.

Director General of Bangladesh Ansar and VDP Major General AKM Aminul Haque gave this information in a press conference at the headquarters of Bangladesh Ansar and VDP in city’s Khilgaon area this afternoon.

He said so far 250 platoons of Ansar battalion divided into 1000 sections have been deployed as a striking force for 13 days from December 29 to January 10.

Except the 13 coastal upazilas, one striking team of Ansar battalion is carrying out its duty according to the plan of the returning officer concerned to keep the election environment free, fair and peaceful, he added.

Stating that a total of 12 members of Ansar and VDP will perform full-time duty in each polling center, he said Platoon Commander (PC) and Assistant Platoon Commander (APC) of Ansar with arms and VDP members with sticks will be engaged to ensure the security and law and order at the polling station.