Upazila election begins in March
Published : Thursday, 10 January, 2019 at 4:12 PM Count : 152
Fifth upazila council elections will begin from the first week of March this year.
Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed told this to reporters on Thursday at the Nirbachan Bhaban. The voting of upazilas will be held step by step, said the secretary.
“The polls schedule for the women reserved seats will be announced in the next week… As per the seats secured by the political parties in the last general election, Awami League will get 43 seats, Jatiya Party four, Oikya Front one and independent candidates and other parties will get two seats,” said EC Secretary.
Ahmed said the works of making voter lists of expatriate Bangladeshis will begin from April. At the beginning, the Bangladeshi expatriates in Singapore will be enlisted as pilot project, he added.
A team of the EC will go Singapore within five to seven days in this regard, he said, adding another team will visit Dubai later.