Gazipur, Khulna city election schedule on March 31
The election schedule of Gazipur and Khulna City Corporation will be declared on March 31. The decision came in through a meeting of Election Commission (EC) held at Nirbachan Bhaban at Agargaon in the capital on Monday.
EC Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed told this to the newsmen after the meeting.
He said, discussions were held on the five city corporations. Decisions were taken to hold election there. But the detail schedule was not declared today. The election schedule will be declared on 31 March after detail discussion.
Responding to a question the Secretary said, probably the election schedule for five city corporations will not be declared at a time. Meeting of Gazipur and Khulna city corporations was held earlier. So election schedule of these two city corporations will be declared on March 31.
About date of election he said, we cannot tell the date at the moment. EC will decide about the date of voting.
Meanwhile, the five years tenure of Gazipur City Corporation will be completed on September 4, Khulna on September 25, Rajshahi on October 5, Sylhet on October 8 and Barisal on October 23.
According to the Local Government (City Corporation) act voting should be taken place 180 days before the five year tenure completion date.