07 May 2024, 14:17

Polling in Jamalpur Sadar, Sarishabari upazila tomorrow

JAMALPUR, May 7, 2024 (BSS) - Voting in the first phase of Upazila Parishad

Election in Jamalpur Sadar and Sarishabari upazila of the district will be
held tomorrow.

Election Commission has completed all preparations to hold the elections in a
free, fair and peaceful atmosphere.

District Election Officer and Returning Officer, Mohammad Shaniazzaman
Talukdar said law enforcers already in field to maintain law and order
situation. He said voting instruments have been set up in each vote centers
for holding the election.

In Jamalpur Sadar upazila 5 candidates for chairman post, 3 candidates for
vice-chairman post and 2 candidates for woman vice-chairman post are
contesting. Chairman candidates are Bizan Kumar Chanda (motorcycle symbol),
Advocate Md Hafizur Rahman Swapon (cup-saucer), Mohammad Abul Hossain
(pineapple), Md Asaduzzaman Akanda Babu (inkpot-pen) and Mohammad Ahsanul
Islam (horse).

In the upazila Akhtaruzzaman , Md Nazmul Hossain and Md Saidur Rahman are in
the race for Vice-chairman post while Naznin Akhter and Mohasina Mousumi for
Woman Vice-chairman post are contesting.

In Sarishabari upazila 2 each candidates for chairman post, vice-chairman
post and woman vice-chairman posts are contesting.

The chairman candidates are Md Rafiqul Islam (pineapple) and Md Taleb Uddin
(inkpot-pen) are contesting for Chairman Post.

Besides Al Amin and Md Golam Mostafa for Vice-chairman Post and Mst Zeli
Aktar and Mst Mahmuda Khatun for Woman Vice-chairman Post are contesting.

Election office sources said in the election 5,51,455 voters of whom 2,69,870
male, 2,81,578 female and 7 transgender will cast votes in 169 centers in
Jamalpur Sadar upazila.

On the other hand 2,93,918 voters of whom 1,46,581 male, 1,47,336 female and
one transgender will cast votes in 92 centers in Sarishabari upazila.


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