The voting in the by-polls to Pabna-4 constituency is underway amid public health concerns over coronavirus.
The voting began at 9:00am on Saturday and will continue till 5:00pm without any break.The Pabna-4 parliamentary seat (Atgharia- Ishwardi) fell vacant due to the death of Awami League lawmaker Shamsur Rahman Sherif on April 2.
According to EC sources, the Pabna-4 constituency consists of two upazilas (Ishwardi and Atgharia), two municipalities and 12 unions.
There are 84 polling stations in the constituency and the total number of voters is 3 lakh 81 thousand 112.
Of these, 1 lakh 91 thousand 697 are male voters and 1 lakh 89 thousand 415 are female voters.
The Awami League has nominated Md Nuruzzaman Biswas while BNP Habibur Rahman Habib and Jatiya Party nominated Rezaul Karim for the by-polls.