Dhaka, June 1 -- Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal said Election Commission (EC) plays neutral role in declaring elections results without resorting to partisan stand.

He made the comments while addressing as the chief guest a briefing with the polling officers of the Khulna city corporation election on Wednesday (31 May).

The CEC said it is not the Election Commission's duty to make any candidate winner or loser.

"The Election Commission has been entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring the rights of voters to vote. That right cannot be infringed upon in any way. There should be no obstacles to casting votes."

The CEC said, "There should be no mistrust among people. People should have trust in the electoral proce...