Polls in six upazila of Kushtia on Sunday

Sun Online Desk

23rd March, 2019 06:36:47 printer

Polls in six upazila of Kushtia on Sunday

In the third phase of ongoing Upazila Parishad elections, polls will be held in six upazilas of the district on Sunday.


Election Commission has completed all preparations to hold the polls in which a total of 85 candidates including 16 candidates for chairman and 69 for vice chairman posts are contesting.


Election for chairman post will be held in five upazilas except in Sadar Upazila as its chairman has been elected unopposed.


A total of 14,59,88 voters will exercise their franchise to elect chairman, vice chairman (male) and vice chairman (female). Polls will be held in 572 centers.


A total of 36 executive magistrates, six judicial magistrates, 611 presiding officers, 3,665 assistant presiding officers, 7,311 polling officers, 9,844 police and ansar members and 13 platoon BGB members will discharge duties to hold the polls in a peaceful atmosphere.