City Polls

Public holiday in capital Feb 1

Staff Correspondent

22 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Capital Dhaka residents will enjoy a holiday on February 1 when elections to the Dhaka City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) are set to be held.

The Election Commission (EC) in a notice has directed the Ministry of Public Administration to issue a notice to that effect for capital Dhaka on February 1.

All government and non-government offices, organisations and educational institutions in the DNCC and DSCC areas will remain closed on that date, according to the EC notice.

Besides, all factories and commercial offices located in the election areas will remain closed on the day, the notice said.