Upazila Parishad Election
RAJSHAHI, Feb 11: To contest in the National Upazila Parishad Polls scheduled to be held on March 10, five candidates collected nomination papers for chairman position, five men collected nomination papers for male vice-chairman post and one woman collected nomination paper for female vice-chairman post till Sunday.
Besides, Anil Kumar Sarker of Bagmara Upazila, who is backed by Awami League (AL), also collected his nomination paper.
Godagari Upazila Polls sources informed, Upazila Juba League President Jahangir Alam backed by Central AL, Upazila AL President Bodiuzzaman, Freedom Fighter Saidur Rahman of Workers Party, Advocate Salah Uddin Biswas from Jatiya Party have collected nomination form to contest in Godagari Upazila Polls for the chairman post till Sunday.
Sources said, Godagari Municipal AL Vice-President Abdul Malek, Freedom Fighter Mahbubur Rahman, Rajshahi District Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Salman Firoze Faisal and Touhidul Islam of Jatiya Party have collected nomination papers to contest for the post of vice-chairman.
On the other hand, Godagari Upazila woman AL President Sufiya Khatun Mili has collected nomination paper for female vice-chairman post.
Godagari Upazila Assistant Returning Officer and Election Officer Md. Moshiur Rahman said, the candidates have collected nomination papers. "We have completed our preparations. We expect cooperation from all levels to conduct a fair and neutral election," he added.
To contest for the position of chairman on the first phase of election, Rajshahi District AL Vice-President Anil Kumar Sarkar has got AL ticket.
Anil Kumar Sarker said, "I have been selected by the party to contest for the chairman position in the election. I would like to work in association with others of the party. I hope I would be elected by the vote of the people."