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Distribution of election materials to polling stations starts

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 02:45 PM, 29 December 2018   Updated: 02:54 PM, 29 December 2018

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Sending all the election materials, including translucent ballot boxes and ballot papers, to the polling stations across the country was started on Saturday. 

A day before the national election, the Election Commission (EC) started to reach the material. The assistant returning officers are handing over the election materials to the presiding officers.

Election Commission Joint Secretary Farhad Ahmmed Khan said, “Election materials will be reached to the polling stations across the country within this(Saturday) afternoon.” 

The people of the country are going to witness a battle mainly between two major political camps –-ruling Awami League-led Grand Alliance and Dr Kamal Hossain-led JatiyaOikyafront – in the election to be held with the participation of 39 registered political parties.

A total of 103,826,819 voters - 52,371,616 males and 51,455,203 females - will be allowed to exercise their franchise in 299 constituencies out of 300 across the country.