Two municipalities in Dinajpur, Pabna go to polls today | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, June 12, 2011 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, June 12, 2011

Two municipalities in Dinajpur, Pabna go to polls today

Election to Ghoraghat municipality in Dinajpur and Atghoria municipality in Pabna will be held today, election official sources said.
In Ghoraghat municipality, 10 candidates are vying for mayor post while 74 candidates are contesting for nine councilor posts and 14 women for three reserved women seats, reports our correspondent.
In Atghoria municipality, five mayor candidates and 56 councilor candidates including 15 women candidates are contesting the election, our correspondent quoted election official as saying.
Ghoraghat Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Maksuda Begum Siddiqa said 300 members of law enforcement agencies including Rab and riot police will be deployed in each of the nine polling centres.
Atghoria Upazila Nirbahi Officer Md Rabiul Islam said adequate measures have been taken to hold election in a free and fair manner.

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