Whether BNP accepts or not, the next parliamentary election will be held under the newly constituted Election Commission (EC), said Law Minister Anisul Huq today.

“It is mentioned in the constitution that the president will form the Election Commission,” he said at a programme in Akhaura upazila of Brahmanbaria, a local stringer reports.

“So, he (president) discussed the issue with all and the parties, and parties including BNP and Awami League proposed names in this regard. Then, he formed the search committee,” Anisul said.

The minister urged BNP to participate in the upcoming elections under this Election Commission.

He inaugurated the newly constructed building of Debgram Pilot High School and new electricity connections in the upazila.