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Voting in by-polls to 6 constituencies underway

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 09:19, 1 February 2023   Update: 12:18, 1 February 2023
Voting in by-polls to 6 constituencies  underway

By-polls to six parliamentary constituencies that fell vacant following the resignations of BNP lawmakers is being held today (February).

Voting started at 8:00am and will continue till 4:00pm.  Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are being used in all centers.

Constituencies include Thakurgaon-3, Bogra-4 and 6, Chapainawabganj-2 and Chapainawabganj-3 and Brahmanbaria-2.

40 aspirants are fighting for the 6 constituencies in the by-elections. Among them 17 are independent candidates, the remaining 23 are from 10 political parties.

The total number of voters in these constituencies is more than 2,250,000.