The Election Commission (EC) has announced the schedule of 233 elections including Comilla City Corporation by-elections, general elections in Mymensingh City Corporation and some unions and wards including 9 municipalities. Voting in these elections will be held on March 9.
This information was given by EC Secretary Md. Jahangir Alam.
According to the schedule, February 13 is the last day for submission of nominations. Symbols will be allotted on February 23 after verification. And the vote will be on March 9.
EC Secretary Jahangir Alam said that in this year’s local government elections, the general elections of City Corporation, Municipality and Zilla Parishad will be held in EVMs. And the ballot paper will be used for the election of Union Parishad and vacant posts.
Jahangir Alam said, regional election officer will perform the duty of returning officer in Mymensingh and Comilla City Corporation elections.
Meanwhile, Awami League has already said that it will not use the party symbol in local government elections. And BNP announced boycotting the election. However, the EC has urged everyone to participate in the election by promising a fair vote.