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Municipality Polls: AL`s candidate wins in Kalkini

 Madaripur Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:32 PM, 31 March 2021  

Municipality Polls: AL`s candidate wins in Kalkini

Municipality Polls: AL`s candidate wins in Kalkini

Awami League candidate SM Hanif has been elected mayor at Kalkini municipality in Madaripur.

Moniruzzaman, District Election Officer, and Returning Officer announced the results on Wednesday night. Independent candidate Moshiur Rahman Sabuj, Hanif's nearest rival, got 6,797 votes.

District Election Officer Moniruzzaman said polls were held peacefully in Kalkini municipality. Voters here voted freely and impartially.

There are a total of voters, 33,400 voters, in 9 wards of Kalkini Municipality. Of these, 16,958 are males and 16,442 are females. Six candidates contested for the mayoral post, 11 for the post of reserved women councilor, and 30 for the post of general councilor.

In the fourth phase, the Kalkini municipality election was scheduled to be held on February 14. But the Election Commission postponed the election on February 12 as the election environment was not conducive. Later, the new election date was announced on March 31.

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