A total of 3,290 aspirants have submitted their nomination papers for the post of mayors, councillor posts of reserved and general seats in the fourth phase of municipality elections.
Of them, 287 candidates submitted nomination papers for the post of mayors, 664 for the posts of reserved women seats and some 2, 339 for the posts of councillors.Mizanur Rahman, Election Commission deputy secretary and coordinator of municipal elections, revealed this information.
The fourth phase elections will be held in 58 municipalities of the country on February 14.
Sunday was the last day for submitting nomination papers. The scrutiny of nomination paper will be on January 19 (Tuesday). And the last date for withdrawal of nomination paper is January 26.
The EC declared schedule for elections to 56 municipalities in the fourth phase elections. Two more municipalities were added later, where elections were postponed due to various reasons.