She casts her vote around 8am on Saturday
Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina has cast her vote in the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) polls at the Dhaka City College centre in Dhaka.
She cast her vote at the centre in Dhanmondi around 8am on Saturday.
After casting vote to Awami League-backed DSCC mayoral candidate Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, the prime minister told reporters that she exercised her franchise through the electronic voting machine (EVM) easily and quickly.
She, however, urged the law enforcement agencies to be vigilant so that every voter can cast their votes safely.
The voting in the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) elections began at 8am and it will continue till 4pm without any break to elect mayors and councillors.
Thirteen aspirants -- six in Dhaka north and seven in the south -- are vying for the posts of mayor.
The entire election is being held using EVMs instead of traditional ballot papers.
As many as 3,010,273 people will exercise their right of franchise at the DNCC, and 2,453,194 at the DSCC elections.
The last elections to the city corporations were held on April 28, 2015.