Polls to 25 municipals on Dec 28...

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Polls to 25 municipals on Dec 28

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:52 PM, 22 November 2020  

Polls to 25 municipals on Dec 28

Polls to 25 municipals on Dec 28

The Election Commission (EC) today announced a schedule for elections to 25 municipalities fixing the polling date on December 28 in the first phase.

The Election Commission (EC) Senior Secretary Alamgir said that in the first phase, elections will be held through Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) on December 28 in 25 municipalities. Polls to 259 municipalities, out of 329, will be held in five phases, he said.

The 25 municipalities are- Panchagarh sadar, Pirganj of Thakurgaon, Fulbari of Dinajpur, Badarganj of Rangpur, Kurigram sadar, Puthia of Rajshahi, Shahajadpur of Sirajganj, Chatmohor of Pabna, Khoksa of Kustia, Chuadanga sadar, Chalna of Khulna, Betagi of Barguna, Kuakata of Patuakhali, Ujirpur and Bakerganj of Barishal, Gafargaon of Mymensingh, Madan of Netrokona, Manikganj sadar, Dhamrai of Dhaka, Sreepur of Gazipur, Derai of Sunamganj, Barlekha of Moulvibazar, Shayestaganj of Habiganj and Sitakunda of Chattogram.

The EC secretary said that the elections to rest of the municipalities would be held by May.

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