Campaign for Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) by-polls officially began on Saturday with the allocation of symbols among five mayoral candidates by the Election Commission.
The EC has completed the allocation of electoral symbols to the five mayoral candidates contesting the DNCC by-polls.
Atiqul Islam (Awami League) got BOAT as the election symbol, Shafin Ahmed (Jatiya Party) PLOUGH, Shahin Khan (Progressive Democratic Party) TIGER, Anisur Rahman (National People’s Party) MANGO and Abdur Rahim (Independent) TABLE CLOCK.
The candidates can continue their election campaign till midnight of February 26, DNCC Election Returning Officer Abul Kashem said while distributing the election symbol in the morning.
The DNCC by-polls will be held on February 28.
The DNCC mayoral post had fallen vacant with the death of Annisul Huq on November 30, 2017.