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5th phase municipality polls scheduled for February 28

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:27 PM, 19 January 2021   Updated: 06:53 PM, 19 January 2021

5th phase municipality polls scheduled for February 28

5th phase municipality polls scheduled for February 28

The fifth phase elections to 31 municipalities will be held on February 28, the Election Commission announced this evening. Voting will be held through EVM in all the municipalities of this stage. 

EC Senior Secretary Md Alamgir came up with the development at a press briefing after a commission meeting at the EC office.

According to the schedule, the last date for submitting nomination papers is February 2 and the last date for withdrawal of candidacy is February 11. The symbol will be allocated on February 12.

The senior secretary of the EC also said that there will be no general holiday on the day of polling. Voting will continue uninterrupted from 8 am to 4 pm.

There are a total of 329 municipalities in the country. EVM voting took place on December 28 in 24 municipalities in the first phase polls. In the second phase, voting took place on January 16 in 60 municipalities. 

In the third phase, polling will be held on January 30 in 64 municipalities and in the fourth phase, polling will be held on February 14 in 56 municipalities.

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