Preparations completed for Phulpur and Trishal municipality polls

Published : 14 Feb 2021, 13:58

Sahos Desk

All preparations for election to Phulpur and Trishal municipalities of the district have already been completed.

The voting will be held tomorrow in two municipalities . Election Office sources said the voting will begin at 8 am and end at 4pm without any intermission.

Election Commission (EC) sources told BSS that the Commission has taken up special security measures for holding the polls in free, fare and peaceful manner.

Adequate number of law enforcing agencies including police, BGB, RAB and Ansars will be deputed in all centers for maintaining law and order as well as peaceful voting.

Besides, Executive Magistrates will be deputed on the election day for maintaining peaceful atmosphere, EC Sources said.

Trishal Upazila Election Officer Faruque Mia told BSS that, four candidates are contesting in Mayoral post, 38 in Councilor and 12 in Women Reserved Seats in Trishal Pourashava election.

Mayor candidates are Nobi Newaz Sarker (Awami League ) Anisur Rahman Anis (Independent) Rubayet Hossen Shamim (BNP) and Abul Hasan ( Islami Andolon) The voting will be held in 14 centers through 78 booths.

14 presiding officers, 78 Assistant Presiding Officers and 156 Polling Officers will be deputed for conducting election and a total of 26,822 voters will exercise their rights of franchise.

Besides, in Phulpur Pourashava five candidates are in the race for Mayoral post , 44 are for Councilors and 13 are for reserved seats for women.

The Mayor candidates are Shashadar Sen (AL) Aminul Haque (BNP) Md, Shajahan (Independent) Raqibul Hassan (Independent) and AHM Yusuf (Independent) .

22934 voters will exercise their rights of franchise in 12 centers.

Phulpur upazila Election Officer Ashura Akter Khatun told BSS that the voting will be held through EVM.

Source: BSS

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