Incumbent mayor AJM Nasir Uddin on Tuesday collected nomination papers from Awami League to contest in the upcoming mayoral elections to the Chattogram City Corporation (CCC).
The CCC Mayor collected the AL's nomination forms at the party President Sheikh Hasina's political office in the capital Dhanmondi at around 12:00 pm.The distribution of nomination papers for the CCC mayoral elections began on Monday. On the first day, four collected the nomination papers for the mayoral post and 94 people for councilor posts.
The mayoral candidates are — Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, Khorshed Alam, Noor Islam BSc and Mojibur Rahman.
The nomination forms will be collected and submitted from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm every day till February 14.
Earlier, the Election Commission (EC) Secretary Md Alamgir said schedule of election to Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) would be announced on February 16.
On receiving information, the CCC polls are likely to be in last week of March. EC sources said the polls might be held on March 29 or March 30.