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Fifth phase of UP elections on Jan 5

 Staff Correspondent   daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:26 PM, 27 November 2021   Updated: 05:00 PM, 27 November 2021

Election Commission`s Secretary Humayun Kabir Khandaker declared the election schedule

Election Commission`s Secretary Humayun Kabir Khandaker declared the election schedule

The fifth phase of Union Parishad elections will be held on January 5. A total of 707 UPs across the country will go to polls in this phase. 

Election Commission`s Secretary Humayun Kabir Khandaker declared the election schedule on Saturday after the 90th EC meeting at its office in the capital.

According to the schedule, candidates for the posts of chairman, member and reserved seats for women will be able to submit their nominations to the returning officers till December 7. 

The evaluation of nomination papers will be held on December 9 and the last date for withdrawal of candidacy is December 15.

Earlier the EC announced the schedule of fourth phase of Union Parishad elections, which will be held on December 23. 

In the first phase, elections were held in 204 UPs on June 21 and 160 UPs on September 20. The EC held the first phase of elections on two dates due to Covid-19. Voting was held in 833 UPs in the second phase on November 11. In the third phase, elections will be held on November 26 in 1000 UPs. 

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