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Election schedule of Rajshahi, Sylhet, Barisal cities announced

Mukul : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2018-06-13 2:36:15 PM     ||     Updated: 2018-06-14 1:31:22 PM

Staff Correspondent: Election schedule of Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal cities have been announced.

Chief Election Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed declared the schedules on Wednesday noon.

Mayoral elections in the cities will be held on July 30, he said.

According to the election schedule announced, the last date for filing nomination is June 28 and withdrawing July 9.

The nomination papers will be scrutinized on July 1 and 2.

The tenures of three city corporations will expire by this October. The tenure of Rajshahi City Corporation will expire 5 October and Sylhet on 8 October and Barisal on 24 October.

The electoral law stipulates that the elections to the city corporations will be held within six months before the expiry of the local body.

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