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NCC polls on January 16

 Narayanganj Correspondent

 Published: 05:12 PM, 30 November 2021   Updated: 06:39 PM, 30 November 2021

NCC polls on January 16

NCC polls on January 16

The Election Commission on Tuesday decided to hold Narayanganj City Corporation elections on January 16, 2022. Voting will be 100% EVM in this city corporation.

EC Secretary Humayun Kabir Khandaker announced the election schedule after a meeting on Tuesday afternoon. Earlier, the date of voting was approved at a meeting of the commission chaired by Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda.

The deadline for submission of nomination papers is December 15, which will be scrutinized on December 20. And, the last date of withdrawal of nomination is December 27. Voting will be on January 16, 2022. This is the third election since the city corporation started its journey in 2011.

Although voting was held through ballot papers last time in 2016 the EC has decided to hold voting through EVMs in the whole City this time around. 

The EC also decided to hold by-polls to Tangail-7 constituency and polls to 5 municipalities on the same day through 100% EVM.