The electioneering to 127 upazila parishads which will be held on March 24 will end tonight. The Election Commission (EC) has taken all necessary steps for holding the polls in 127 upazilas under the third phase, sources said.
The candidates for the posts of chairman, vice-chairman and women’s vice-chairman are conducting their last-minute campaign and trying to bag maximum votes in the elections.
Earlier in second phase of upazila elections, a total of 377 candidates contested for the chairman’s post, 548 candidates for vice-chairman’s post. There were 400 contenders for the women vice-chairperson’s post.
As per the Election Commission (EC), 1.8 crore voters were supposed to cast their votes in around 7,039 polling stations.
More to follow..........