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Upazila polls: 55 elected uncontested in 3rd phase

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Published: 15:25, 20 March 2019   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020
Upazila polls: 55 elected uncontested in 3rd phase

Staff Correspondent: Voting will be held in 125 upazila parishads of 25 districts in the third phase on March 24.

Of which, all candidates of six upazilas have already been elected uncontested.

However, 33 chairmen, 9 vice-chairmen and 13 female vice-chairmen have been elected uncontested in the third phase.

A total of 358 candidates are contesting for chairman race, 604 for vice-chairman posts while 414 for female vice-chairman.

Though voting was scheduled for Narsingdi sadar upazila and Cox’s Bazar sadar upazila in the third phase, the polls will be held in the fourth phase.

Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed said, “All preparations have almost completed to arrange the polls. All kinds of directives needed to hold a fair and peaceful polls have already been issued.

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