First Debiganj municipality elections tomorrow

Published : 19 Sep 2021, 12:18

Sahos Desk

Debiganj municipality elections will be held tomorrow for the first time as all preparations have been completed to arrange the polls in peaceful manner.

A total of 85 candidates are contesting mayor, councilors and reserve women councilor posts.

Giasuddin Chowdary from Awami League, and Mofakkarul Islam and Faridul Islam from BNP and other 6 independent candidates are racing for mayor post.

The total eligible voters are 10914. Of them, 5336 are male and 5578 are female.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) and also assistant returning officer Md Prottoy Hasan said 85 candidates including 9 mayoral candidates are contesting the polls.

Nine magistrates, two platoon BGB and RAB, police and Ansar personnel were deployed for holding free and fair elections, he said.

The voting will begin at 8 am and it will continue till 4 pm without any break.

Source: BSS

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