Staff Correspondent: A general holiday has been declared in the electoral areas for by-elections to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) on February 28.
The Ministry of Public Administration on Monday published a circular responding to a call of the Election Commission (EC) for holding of the elections.
The general holiday has been declared to facilitate the staff and employees of all government, non-government and autonomous bodies and teachers and employees of all government and other educational institutes for taking part in the voting, according to the circular.
If there is any schedule for public examination on the day in the electoral areas, then the exam centres and teachers and staff of the respective educational institutes will remain out of purview of the holiday, the circular said.
The by-elections to the DNCC will be held on February 28.
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