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Dhaka, Saturday   22 February 2020


DCC Election

Vote ends; counting begins

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 04:54 PM, 28 February 2019   Updated: 04:56 PM, 28 February 2019

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Vote casting in Dhaka North and South City have ended without any untoward incident. Already counting is going on.

The vote casting begins on Thursday at 8am, ends at 4pm.

Voter attendance was very low in the polling centers since morning due to rain. However, with the time to day, its numbers were seen increasing.

There was no heat in the election campaign, as the majority of the registered political parties did not contest the election.

Dhaka North City Corporation general wards 54 and reserved ward 18. Polling centers in the city are 1,295 and six thousand 482 polling room here. The number of voters is 30 lakh 35 thousand 621. Of these, 15,63,530 male voters and 14 lakh 72 thousand 91 female voters. In the north, the number of voters in the newly added 18 wards is 5 lakh 90 thousand 705.

On the other hand, In Dhaka South City Corporation, there are 18 general wards and six reserved wards while the number of voters in these wards is 4 lakh 96 thousand 735. Of them 2 lakh 54 thousand 497 men and 2 lakh 42 thousand 238 are women. The number of voting center is 235 and polling rooms 1,252.