Bogura-1, Jashore-6 and CCC polls Mar 29

Dhaka, Sunday   05 April 2020


Bogura-1, Jashore-6 and CCC polls Mar 29

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 05:24 PM, 16 February 2020   Updated: 07:41 PM, 16 February 2020

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The election to Chttogram City Corporation (CCC) and by-elections to Bogura-1, Jashore-6 will be held on March 29.

Election Commission’s (EC) Senior Secretary Md Alamgir announced the polls schedule at a press conference held at the Election Commission Secretariat at Agargaon here this afternoon.

“The last date for nomination papers submission is February 27 while the scrutiny of nomination papers on March 1,” he said, adding, “The last date of withdrawing candidacy is March 8 and the polls symbols will be distributed on March 9.”

The EC held the last CC polls on April 28, 2015, and the tenure of the incumbent CCC authority will end on August 5 this year. There is an obligation of holding the polls within the 180 days time-limit.

Besides, the EC secretariat declared the Bogura-1 Constituency vacant on January 18 while Jashore-6 electoral seat vacant on January 21. The polls of Bogura-1 and Jashore-6 will also go through by-polls on March 29.