KCC polls: symbols distributed among candidates

Symbols have been allocated among the four

mayoral candidates for the upcoming Khulna City Corporation (KCC) election.

Returning Officer of the KCC polls Md Alauddin Ahmed distributed the symbols

at the regional election officer's office in the city's Boyra area with

fanfare and festivity today.

The candidates and their symbols are: Awami League's Talukder Abdul Khaleque

(boat), Jatiya Party's Shafiqul Islam Modhu (plough), Islami Andolon

Bangladesh's Moulana Abdul Awal (hand fan) and Zaker Party's SM Sabbir

Hossain (rose flower).

Later, the mayoral candidates have started campaigning with their allocated

symbols in different areas of the city.

In the case of councilor candidates, symbols were allotted through lottery.

Besides, symbols have been distributed to 136 candidates vying for the posts

of councilors of 31 wards while 39 women candidates have been given symbols

for 10 reserved councilor posts.

The Khulna City Corporation election is scheduled to be held on June 12.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha