Voters are casting their votes in the Khulna City Corporation election on May 15, 2018. The votes began at 8am and will continue till 4pm at 289 polling centers. The city has 4,93,107 voters – 2,48,986 men and 2,44,527 women – in 31 wards.
Border Guard Bangladesh troopers, police, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), Ansar and VDP members have been deployed to ensure law and order while 49 executive magistrates and 10 judicial magistrates are also on duty.
The photos were taken by Dhaka Tribune’s photographer Mehedi Hasan.