The upazila parishad election in Lalmonirhat’s Aditmari upazila is held peacefully.
The fifth and final phase of the upazila parishad election will be held to 16 upazilas on June 18. The Election Commission today published a gazette declaring schedule of the election.
Election Commissioner (EC) Mahbub Talukder says a free and fair upazila parishad election will be a far cry if it is not freed from the clutch of local lawmakers.
The third phase elections to 117 upazila parishads concludes amid a low turnout of voters and stray incidents of violence.
The first phase of upazila parishad elections to 78 upazilas ends.
Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda instructs election officers to use all the power vested in them to ensure a free and fair upazila parishad polls.
The Election Commission has started preparations to hold upazila council elections in March.