hinting about the fear of voter fraud in upcoming narayanganj city corporation polls, bnp secretary general mirza fakhrul islam alamgir issued warnings that the ‘fate’ the next general election wil depend on it. ‘the people are being denied the right to vote. (but) the fate of the national election is riding on this election,’ said mr. fakhrul while campaigning in the city for the party candidate shakhawat hossain on saturday. mr. fakhrul accompanied by party candidate and activists of the bnp-led 20-party alliance as on saturday paraded through the city before making a stop at bnp office to talk with the journalists. the bnp secretary general hoped that ‘the people would make the right decision and vote for the bnp candidate.’ meanwhile, ruling awami league candidate selina hayat ivy and bnp nominee shakhawat hossain along with other mayoral aspirants in narayanganj city corporation polls have urged the election commission (ec) to ensure a congenial atmosphere for fair poling scheduled to be held on december 22. some of the seven mayoral candidates even urged the ec to deploy the army to maintain law and order during the elections. the candidates came up with the demands at a views-exchange meeting between them and election commissioner brig gen (retd) zabed ali at the conferense room of narayanganj deputy commissioner’s office on thursday. rabbi mia, deputy commissioner of narayanganj presided over the meeting attended by officials from police and civil administration. in response to the demands of the candidates brig gen (retd), zabed ali said they have taken al necessary steps to hold free, fair and acceptable elections to the narayanganj city corporation. he said over 5,000 members of law enforcing agencies wil be deployed to maintain law and order. he also urged al the candidates to conduct their campaign according to existing electoral code of conduct.