As many as 1,223 aspirants have submitted nomination papers to battle it out for the mayor posts in 235 municipalities across Bangladesh.
Also, 12,466 councillor and reserved councillor seat hopefuls have filed papers, the Election Commission’s Deputy secretary Shamsul Alam told bdnews24.com on Friday night.
The first-ever municipal polls along political party lines will be held on Dec 30.
The EC will screen the nomination papers over the next two days.
The last date to withdraw candidacy is Dec 13.