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4th-phase polls in 122 UZs Mar 31

Staff Correspondent     20th February, 2019 10:02:46 printer

The fourth phase of upazila (UZ) elections will be held on March 31.

Elections will be held in 122 Upazila Parishads under 16 districts of five divisions.

Polls for electing chairmen, vice-chairmen and reserved vice-chairmen will be held in a partisan manner.

EC secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed announced the polls schedule on Wednesday at a press conference at the Election Commission office in the capital.

The fourth phase of elections will be held in 122 upazilas under 16 districts of Barishal, Khulna, Mymensingh and Chottogram divisions, he informed.

“We have a plan to use Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in Sadar upazilas under the phase,” the EC secretary said.

The last date for submission of nomination papers is March 4, while scrutiny of nomination papers is March 6 and the last date for withdrawal of nomination papers is March 13, according to polls schedule.

The first phase of UZ elections will be held on March 10 in 86 upazilas under 12 districts of four divisions.


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