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Covid-19: Polls to 119 UPs in Khulna division postponed

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Published: 14:03, 10 June 2021   Update: 14:53, 10 June 2021
Covid-19: Polls to 119 UPs in Khulna division postponed

The Election Commission (EC) has postponed elections to 119 union parishads in Khulna division as the division is witnessing a sharp surge in coronavirus (Covid-19) cases.

The commission made the announcement on Thursday (June 10) noon.

Earlier, Khulna divisional commissioner requested the Election Commission to postpone the elections to 123 union parishads in Satkhira, Khulna and Bagerhat areas due to a rise in coronavirus cases.

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