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Polls campaign ends

 Staff Correspondent :: staff-correspondent

 Published: 09:40 AM, 28 December 2018   Updated: 10:46 AM, 28 December 2018

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

All kinds of campaign and gathering for the 11th National Parliamentary Elections will be closed from Friday.

Polling for 299 seats will be held on December 30 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. After counting of the votes, the results will be published.

In this year’s parliamentary elections, about 1.23 crore new voters will cast their vote for the first time. More than 1,800 candidates are contesting in the elections. Of these, 1,750 candidates from political parties and others are independent candidates. 

According to Article 78 of the Representation of the People Order (RPO) 1972, all types of campaign, rally, and procession are prohibited from 48 hours of before voting. That means, no campaign, rally, procession can be conducted from December 28 to January 1 in the election area.