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Upazila elections start at the end of April

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Election Commissioner Mohammad Alamgir said that upazila elections will be held step by step starting from the last week of April till the last week of May. He gave this information in a briefing at Agargaon election building on Tuesday morning.

EC Mohammad Alamgir said, ‘The election will be completed from the last week of April to the 31st of May. Nomination paper submission or withdrawal may be done by the end of the fast. Election campaign and election after Eid. If a political party thinks that it will not nominate someone in the party symbol, it is up to them. They can take such political decisions.

EC Alamgir said that the candidate has to attach the signatures of 250 voters to the nomination paper to participate in the election independently.

Mohammad Alamgir said that a decision will be taken on the election to the reserved women’s seat after receiving the reply to the letter from the Parliament. In this case, 6 independent MPs can unite and nominate one person for the reserved women’s seat, he said.

Awami League has decided not to field a candidate with the boat symbol in this year’s upazila council elections. General Secretary Obaidul Quader said after the party’s central executive meeting at Ganobhaban on Monday night, “On Monday evening, the emergency meeting of Awami League’s executive committee discussed the situation in the world and Bangladesh.” There has been a discussion about whether party symbols will be given in the upcoming upazila elections, nominations. The working committee does not want the party symbol boat to be used in the elections.

Meanwhile, the decision to withdraw from the use of the boat symbol in the upcoming upazila council elections is another defeat of the government, said the member of the BNP standing committee. Abdul Moin Khan. In a discussion meeting at Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) on Tuesday, he said, ‘It has been decided to remove the party symbol of Awami League in the upazila elections due to the low participation of the people in the January 7 elections.’



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