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DNCC, DSCC polls’ nomination paper submission ends tomorrow

DHAKA The last date of submission of the nomination

papers for the polls of Dhaka north and south city corporations will end

tomorrow.

The polls of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City

Corporation (DNCC) are slated to be held on January 30, 2020.

As per schedule of Election Commission (EC), the nomination paper scrutiny

will be held on January 2 and the deadline for candidature withdrawal is

January 9.

Voting at all centres of the two city corporations will be held with

electronic voting machines (EVMs).

A total of 11 candidates submitted their nomination papers for upcoming

polls including one for reserved women councilor post and 10 others for ward

councilor post in DNCC, said Abul Kashem, a returning officer of DNCC.

In DSCC, a total of five candidates submitted their nomination papers

where one for reserved women councilor post and the remaining for ward

councilor post, said DSCC Returning Officer Abdul Baten. A total of eight

candidates collected their nomination forms for mayoral post while 805

candidates for ward councilor post and 176 for reserved councilor in DNCC.

In DSCC, seven candidates collected nomination forms for the mayoral post

so far.

Besides, 1,029 nominee seekers collected nomination forms of ward

councilor post for vying the polls while 185 for reserved women councilor

post till now, returning office sources said.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)