The allocation for EC in the budget has decreased

In the proposed budget for the financial year 2024-25, an allocation of Tk 1,230 crore has been proposed for the Election Commission (EC) Secretariat.

Earlier in the budget of the fiscal year 2023-24, EC had allocated Tk 4 thousand 769 crore. In that case, the allocation of EC has been greatly reduced.

On Thursday (June 6), the Finance Minister presented a budget proposal of Tk 7 lakh 97 thousand crore for the fiscal year 2024-25 in the National Parliament. There he proposed this.

The minister said that the total allocation in the main budget of 2023-24 was 2 thousand 406 crores.