It was at the Shilpakala Academy auditorium, Cumilla, around 8:20pm.
Around 52 percent votes were cast in Cumilla City Corporation election, Returning Officer Shahedunnabi Chowdhury said this afternoon.
Cumilla-6 Awami League lawmaker AKM Bahauddin Bahar today said that the letter (asking him to leave the election area) Election Commission gave to him was “out of its jurisdiction”.
Some voters of ward no. 19 under Cumilla City Corporation alleged that the EVMs used for voting at the polling stations have been displaying only “Boat”, the electoral symbol of Awami League.
Five people were jailed for casting fake votes and trying to create chaos at various centres during Cumilla City Corporation election today.
Voting in Cumilla City Corporation election is underway, marked by a lack of enthusiasm and excitement among voters.
Nizamuddin Kaiser, independent candidate of Cumilla City Corporation election, said he is confident about his victory if voters can cast their votes properly.
Arfanul Haque Rifat, the ruling Awami League mayor candidate of Cumilla City Corporation election, cast his vote at Victoria Collegiate School centre this morning.