Jatiya Nirbachon Parjobekkhon Parishadon (Janipop) observed the voting of the 3rd phase upazila parishad election to the Chairman, Vice Chairman and Woman Vice Chairman post on Sunday and opined that the elections were free, peaceful and neutral.
A total of 47 short-term observers of Janipop observed 60 polling stations on mobile basis, said a press release.
Executive Director of Janipop Itrat Amin Kalimullah coordinated the Upazila election observation process.
Polling stations dotted around Shatkhira Sadar, Ashashuni, Shamnagar, Kaligong and Debhata Upazila of Shatkhira district, Uzirpur Upazila of Barishal district, Kashiani and MuksudpurUpazila of Gopalgonj district, Chandhanaish and Patia Upazila of Chattragram district, and KachuaUpazila of Chandpur districts and other places were observed by Janipop observers.
Janipop observed that law and order situation of polling stations & media presence was satisfactory.
The third phase Upazila Parishad election saw low voters turn out in the morning hour but increased after 1pm.