City polls on January 30: EC secy

Sun Online Desk

14th January, 2020 07:47:14 printer

City polls on January 30: EC secy

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Saraswati Puja and elections to Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will be held on January 30 simultaneously, said the Election Commission.     

EC secretary Md Alamgir Hossain informed journalists in this regard at the EC Secretariat in the capital after the directive given by the court on Tuesday.

He said, “We have no new comment in this connection. The date for city elections has been fixed considering Saraswati Puja and SSC exams.”

Mentionable, the EC declared schedule for Dhaka city polls on January 30. Lawyer Ashok Kumar Ghosh filed a writ petition to reschedule the date as the upcoming Saraswati Puja is on January 29 and 30.