Friday, 21 January, 2022

Elections to 21 UPs in Manikganj's 2-upazila Wednesday

The elections to 21 Union Parishad (UP)'s of Harirampur and Daulatpur upazilas of the district will be held on Wednesday.

The voting will start at 8 am and it will continue till 4 pm.

Harirampur upazila election officer Md Kamruzzaman said a total of 55 chairman candidates for 13 posts, 369 candidates for 117 general member posts and 104 candidates for 39 women reserved seats are contesting in 13 unions of the upazila.

A total of 1,32,334 voters including 65,928 females will cast their votes. A total of 117 presiding officers, 389 assistant presiding officers and 778 polling officers will be tasked with conducting the voting process
smoothly in 74 centers of 13 unions of the upazila, he said.

Daulatpur upazila election officer Tamanna Rashid said 44 chairman candidates for eight posts, 285 candidates for 72 general member posts and 103 candidates are contesting for 24 women reserved seats in all eight unions of the upazila.

 A total of 74 presiding officers, 418 assistant presiding officers and 836 polling officers were appointed for conducting the votes in eight unions of the upazila.

District Election Officer Sheikh Habibur Rahman said all measures have been taken to hold the elections in a free and fair atmosphere.