CCC polls: Voting ends, counting underway...

CCC polls: Voting ends, counting underway

 Chattogram Metropolitan Correspondent

 Published: 04:59 PM, 27 January 2021  

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

The Voting for the Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) election has ended. Now the voting counting underway. The voting has started at 8:00 am on Wednesday and continued till 4:00 pm. A long queue of voters was seen at polling stations in the city since morning.

This is the first EVM voting in the CCC polls. Voters have expressed satisfaction to be able to cast vote in EVM.

Returning Officer Muhammad Hasanuzzaman said voting was held in a smooth atmosphere in all the centers except for one or two separated incidents. Voters came to the center unhindered and exercised their voting right. The results will be published at the end of the vote count.

The total number of voters in 41 wards of CCC is 19,38,706; of these - 9,92,033 are male voters and 9,46,673 are female voters. Voting was held in 735 centers and 4,886 booths. Seven candidates contested for the post of mayor, 172 for the post of general councilor and 57 for the post of reserved councilor.