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3rd phase upazila polls March 15

3rd phase upazila polls March 15

Star Online Report

Elections to 83 upazila parishads will be held on March 15 in the third phase, the Election Commission (EC) announced today.

The last date for filing nomination papers is February 15 while deadline for withdrawal of candidacy is February 24.

The nomination papers will be scrutinised on February 17, according to the schedule.

Election Commissioner Shah Nawaz announced the schedule at the media centre of the EC secretariat today.

Earlier, the EC chalked out a plan to hold elections to all 487 upazila parishads across the country in six phases.

As part of its plan, elections to 98 upazila parishads will be held on February 19 in the first phase while polls in 117 upazila parishads on February 27 in the second phase.

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