Voting underway in 4th phase municipality polls ...

Dhaka, Monday   01 March 2021

Voting underway in 4th phase municipality polls 

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:07 AM, 14 February 2021   Updated: 11:02 AM, 14 February 2021

Voting underway in 4th phase municipality polls; File Photo

Voting underway in 4th phase municipality polls; File Photo

The fourth phase of elections in 55 municipalities across the country has started this morning. The voting started at 8:00 am and will continue till 4:00 pm. 

Secretary of the Election Commission (EC) Humayun Kabir Khandaker confirmed this. "We have taken all necessary steps to ensure free, fair, and credible elections," he said.

A total of 217 mayoral candidates, 618 women councilors,s and 2070 general councilor contenders are in the race. 

There are a total of 832,428 voters 

Voting is being held using EVMs in 29 municipalities while traditional ballot papers in 26 municipalities.

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