24 municipalities elections on Monday
27 December 2020, 07:46 pm | Updated: 17 January 2021, 11:44 am
First phase elections to 24 municipalities of the country will be held on Monday.
The voting will begin at 8:00am and continue till 4:00pm. Joint secretary (director of public relations) of Election Commission (EC) SM Asaduzzaman said all preparations have been taken to hold first phase municipal elections peacefully.
The voting will begin at 8:00am and continue till 4:00pm without any break using electronic voting machine (EVM) due to coronavirus, he said.
Law enforcing members including BGB, RAB, Police and Ansar will be deployed in the field along with executive and judicial magistrates, Asaduzzaman added.
In the first phase of municipal elections, candidates from Awami League, BNP, Jatiya Party, Islami Andoloan Bangladesh and Jatiya Ganatantrik Party are vying for the mayoral post.