The youths have turned away from politics out of frustration.
Officially announced on November 12 by the Bangladesh Election Commission, the ‘Smart Election Management BD’ app has been recently released for public use. Intended to help voters identify their voting centres and stay updated with polls-related information, you can now sign up in the app using your NID information and phone number.
"Every scoundrel wants to be a poet; ants are hell-bent on flying / The jungle's tusked boars lay claim to the highest throne."
While the prime minister is unofficially on her campaign trail, the opposition camp is on the run.
'If irregularities occur across the entire country, there will be no election. Elections will be halted nationwide and will be held again. If irregularities are identified at a specific polling centre, voting there will be stopped, and it will be rescheduled,' says Habibul
The ruling Awami League and the opposition BNP remain at odds over the polls-time administration.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said if the election is spoiled from outside the country, people of Bangladesh will impose sanctions
Announcing counter-programmes on the same day as the BNP, and often at a venue close to the BNP’s, raises the possibility of tension at best and outright violence at worst.