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Upazila polls start in mid-Feb: CEC

Upazila polls start in mid-Feb: CEC

Star Online Report

Election to upazilas will begin in the middle of the next month, Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed today said.

“Some upazilas will be matured for election in the middle of February and we have constitutional obligation to hold the election,” the CEC added.

He was speaking to journalists after a meeting with senior officials of different ministries at the Election Commission Secretariat.

“We have received information from the ministries and we will take final decision after analysing the data,” Rakibuddin said adding they will hold election to the upazilas whenever their tenure will over.

Officials from the education, primary and mass education ministries as well as those from the EC Secretariat attended the meeting.


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