Noakhali’s 14 UP-municipality polls postponed...

Dhaka, Saturday   27 November 2021

Noakhali’s 14 UP-municipality polls postponed

 Noakhali Correspondent

 Published: 08:07 PM, 10 June 2021  

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

The elections in 13 UPs of Hatia and Subarnachar upazilas in Noakhali and Kabirhat municipality have been postponed due to an increase in coronavirus infection.

The postponed election UPs are – Hatia’s Jahajmara, Nijhum Dwip, Char Ishwar, Char King, Sonadia, Burir Char, Tamruddi, Charbata No. 2 of Subarnachar, Char Wapda No. 4, Char Aman Ullah No. 5, Char Klak No. 3, East Charbata No. 6, Mohammadpur No. 8.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Election Commission (EC) on Thursday morning. 

Voting was scheduled for June 21 in these unions and municipalities. Earlier, the Cabinet Division sent a letter to the EC seeking reconsideration of the polling date due to increased coronavirus infection.

District Election Officer Rabiul Hasan said the decision taken nationally would be informed to all candidates in due course.