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Rangpur city polls

AL nominates Lutfa as mayor candidate

November 24, 2022 00:00:00

Awami League nominated Advocate Hosne Ara Lutfa Dalia as mayor candidate for Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) election, to be held on December 27.

AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader announced the name of the nominated candidate through a press release, reports UNB.

According to the schedule, candidates can submit their nomination papers to the returning officer and assistant returning officer until November 29. The returning officer will scrutinise the nomination papers on November 29 and December 1. December 8 has been set as the final date for withdrawal of candidature.

The Election Commission also decided to use electronic voting machines (EVMs) and CCTV cameras in the election.

Voting will start at 8:30am and continue till 4:30 pm without any break.

Director General of Election Training Institute Abdul Baten will serve as the returning officer of Rangpur City Election.

A total of 3,93,994 voters will cast their votes at 193 centres to elect the Rangpur mayor, 27 general ward councillors and 11 reserved ward councillors. The last election to Rangpur City Corporation was held on December 21, 2017.

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