Decision on 21th March postponement of city election

 Staff Reporter   |   Update: 2020-03-20 08:54:14

Decision on 21th March postponement of city election

Whether Chittagong City Corporation (Chosik) will be selected due to the outbreak of Corona virus worldwide (COVID-19), it will be decided on 21th March .

Election Commission (EC) secretary said at a press conference held at the election building on Thursday (19th March) afternoon after an unannounced commission meeting. Alamgir says these things.

He said the Election Commission was in talks on the question of whether elections could take place under the coroner's wrath. Since there is more time for Chittagong City elections, the Commission will decide whether the election will be closed at the next March meeting, given the situation.

The city was scheduled to vote on 29th March. The six legitimate candidates in the election are Awami League M Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, BNP's Shahadat Hossain, MA Matin of the Bangladesh Islamic Front, Abul Manjur of the People's Party, Muhammad Wahed Murad of the Islamic Front Bangladesh and the Islamic Movement of Bangladesh. Paradise Islam. There are also more than 200 candidates competing for the post of councilor.

A by-election will also be held on 29th March, with Bogra-1 seats and Jessore-6 seats.

EC joint secretary among others at the press conference. Farhad Ahmed Khan, SM Asaduzzaman, Public Relations Director Moha. Israel Hussain was also present.