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Ahead of polls on 30 Dec. Bangladesh opposition demands resignation of CEC.

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Dhaka:27/12:Bangladesh Main opposition of Bangladesh alliance has demanded the resignation of the chief election commissioner, questioning his neutrality, days ahead of the December 30 general elections, a senior official has said. Members of Bangladesh opposition BNP-NUF alliance on Tuesday walked out of an Election Commission meeting, alleging that the behaviour of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nurul Huda was “inappropriate” and he was not taking their views into consideration during the talks. The opposition delegation led by National Unity Front (NUF) convenor and eminent jurist Kamal Hossain met Huda to discuss the alleged arrests of the coalition supporters in police crackdown ahead of the general elections this week.The NUF has demanded resignation of Huda ,accusing him of bias ahead of the polls, a senior BNP leader said last evening. BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said they demanded the resignation of CEC, as they fear a free and fair election cannot be expected under the leadership of Huda.