Voting in 60 UZs underway

DailySun || Shining BD

Published: 6/5/2024 5:17:34 AM

Voting in the fourth phase of the 6th upazila parishad elections is underway in 60 upazilas under 26 districts in the country on Wednesday.

With voting time from 8am to 4pm, the Election Commission (EC) took all necessary preparations to hold the elections in a free and fair way.

A total of 721 candidates are in the electoral race  against 180 posts of 60 Upazila Parishads.

The candidates include 251 chairman contenders, 265 vice chairman and 205 women (reserved) vice chairman contestants.

Some 1.44 crore voters (exactly 1,43,57,820) are registered under 5,144 polling stations in the 60 upazilas, according to the factsheets provided by the Election Commission on Tuesday.

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