Polling underway in peaceful, fair manner: Taposh

Dhaka, Thursday   02 April 2020


Polling underway in peaceful, fair manner: Taposh

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:32 AM, 1 February 2020   Updated: 04:32 PM, 1 February 2020

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Expressing his firm confidence about his victory in the mayoral election, Awami League (AL) nominated mayoral candidate for Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Saturday said that polling is underway in a peaceful, fair manner so far. 

Earlier, Taposh cast his vote at Dhanmondi Kamrunnessa Govt Girls’ High School around 8:40 am. At that time, he was accompanied by his wife Afrin Taposh.

After casting his vote, Taposh said, “I’m confident about my victory in the election. The people of Dhaka have accepted us very much for getting a better city,” 

Besides, Taposh expressed satisfaction over casting his vote through Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) as it is a modern and easy method.

“For the first time, I cast vote through EVM. It is a modern and easy process. It takes a little time to cast vote. Everybody can cast their vote smoothly through the process,” he said. 

Beginning at 8:00 am, the balloting in Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC)  elections will continue till 4:00 pm without any break. In DSCC, there are 1,150 polling centres for 2,367,488 voters. DSCC has 1,124 polling centres while it has 75 general and 25 reserved wards.