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City elections will end peacefully: Gibson

2British High Commissioner in Dhaka Robert W Gibson on Tuesday reiterated his hope that the city elections will

end peacefully, without any harassment, disruption and violence.

He said this while talking to reporters at Banani Biddyaniketon School and College after visiting the centre.

The diplomat said they are visiting a selected number of poling centres.

Responding to a question, Gibson said if anybody has any objections he should lodge complaints with the

Election Commission. He said he talked to presiding officers and they informed him that the election is being held peacefully.

On Monday, Gibson tweeted, “Hope, tomorrow’s (Tuesday’s) election in Dhaka and Chittagong will take place

without violence or intimidation and allows opportunity for democratic choice.”

The elections to three city corporations in Dhaka and Chittagong began at 8 am Tuesday.