Elections to 31 municipalities will be held in the fifth phase on February 28, the Election Commission announced this evening.
EC Senior Secretary Md Alamgir announced the election schedule at a press briefing at the EC office.
According to the schedule, the last date for submitting nomination papers is February 2. The returning officers will scrutinise nomination papers on February 4, and the last date for withdrawal of candidacy is February 11.
The fifth phase of elections will be conducted using electronic voting machines (EVM), Alamgir said.
So far, the Awami League candidates clinched sweeping victories in the first and second phase of the municipality elections.
The elections to 64 municipalities will be held in the third phase on January 30 while the elections to 56 municipalities on February 14 in the fourth phase.