Pabna-4 by-polls going on peacefully...

Dhaka, Tuesday   27 October 2020

Pabna-4 by-polls going on peacefully

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 09:41 AM, 26 September 2020   Updated: 03:48 PM, 26 September 2020

Pabna-4 by-polls going on peacefully

Pabna-4 by-polls going on peacefully

By-election to Pabna-4 (Ishwardi-Atghoria) is going on peacefully. Voting started at 9 am and will continue till 5 pm. The Election Commission has taken four levels of security measures to hold a free, fair, and credible election.

The Election Commission (EC) said it was preparing to vote in the by-elections by abiding by all health rules and ensuring health protection. In the meantime, a general holiday has been declared in the constituency. 

Returning Officer and District Senior Election Officer Abdul Latif Sheikh said all measures have been taken to hold a free, fair and credible election.

Nuruzzaman Biswas from the AL, Habibur Rahman Habib from the BNP, and Rejaul Karim from the Jatiya Party are participating in the by-polls, according to the district election office.

Earlier, election materials were sent to the polling stations on Friday.

Voting materials were handed over to the Presiding Officer and Assistant Presiding Officer from the Election Office after 2 pm on Friday. Police and Ansar members were then taken voting materials to the polling station. However, ballot papers were sent to the polling stations on Saturday morning.