• Friday, Sep 24, 2021
  • Last Update : 06:26 am

Polls in 57 UPs, 12 district councils, 1 municipality today

  • Published at 11:28 pm May 22nd, 2017
  • Last updated at 12:55 am May 23rd, 2017
Polls in 57 UPs, 12 district councils, 1 municipality today
Elections, re-elections and by-elections for different posts of 57 union parishads (UPs), 12 district councils and one municipality will be held on Tuesday. Suspension of voting caused by irregularities at polling centres during the day of polls has led to the reelections, while the by-polls are a result of vacancies created at different posts in local government bodies. In a press note issued on Monday, the Election Commission said it was prepared to hold the polls freely, fairly and neutrally. The election will start at 8am and continue until 4pm without a break. Ballot boxes, ballot papers and other necessary election materials have already been sent to the respective polling centres, the press release further said, adding that the election officials also reached the electoral areas on Monday. Additional law enforcers have been deployed with a number of magistrates assigned to avert any untoward situations. Re-elections will be held in seven out of 57 UPs, while 28 others will see by-polls taking place. Voters of Chandpur's Mehendiganj and Bandarban's Nakkhangchhori UPs will exercise their franchise in the by-polls to elect their chairmen. In 11 district councils, female candidates will vie for five reserved councillor posts, while other aspirants will run the polls race against 20 general councillor posts. Besides, a by-election to a general ward of Chittagong District Council will also be held. Meanwhile, voters will cast their ballots in the election to Khetlal municipality of Joypurhat. After its formation in February, the Election Commission held elections in 165 UPs on April 16, in the maiden voting at any level that is held by the constitutional body.
Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail