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Voting to CCC polls underway

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 08:28, 27 January 2021   Update: 10:21, 27 January 2021
Voting to CCC polls underway

The much-awaited elections to Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) began on Wednesday morning.

The voting began at 8.00am and will continue till 4.00pm without any break. 

The total number of voters is 1938977, including 9,46,673 female and 9,92,033 male voters. 

As many as 735 presiding officers, 4886 assistant presiding officers and 9,772 polling officers have been appointed to conduct the elections.

The Election Commission has appointed 20 judicial magistrates and 14 executive magistrates to conduct the election in a free and fair atmosphere.

Seven candidates for mayoral posts, 172 candidates for 40 wards and 57 candidates for 14 reserved councillor posts are participating in the elections.

A total of 14370 members of law enforcement agencies including 25 platoon BGB, 41 RAB teams, 140 teams striking force and 410 mobile teams have been deployed.