Returning officers have canceled the nomination papers of 148 candidates in 61 municipal elections within the upcoming second phase. Among those that were rejected, 31 applied for the post of mayor, 25 for the reserved women’s ward, and 91 for the overall ward.
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These applications were rejected on Tuesday (December 22) after scrutiny. Mizanur Rahman, coordinator of the municipality general election-2020 and deputy secretary of the committee (current duties) told reporters.
According to the EC’s schedule, the second round of municipal elections is going to be persisted January 16 next year. The last date for submission of nomination papers at this stage was December 20. The candidature is often withdrawn till December 29.
The municipalities whose nominations are canceled are Sandwip (Ballot) in Chittagong, Kazipur (EVM) in Sirajganj, Belkuchi (Ballot), Ullapara (Ballot), Sadar (Ballot) and Raiganj (Ballot), Mohanganj (Ballot) in Netrokona, Kushtia Sadar. (Ballot), Kumarkhali (EVM), Bheramara (Ballot) and Mirpur (Ballot), Moulvibazar’s Kulaura (Ballot) and Kamalganj (Ballot), Narayanganj’s Tarabo (EVM), Shariatpur Sadar (EVM), Kurigram’s Nageshwari (Ballot) (Ballot) and Sadar (Ballot), Dinajpur Sadar (Ballot), Birampur (Ballot) and Birganj (EVM) and Naogaon Najipur (EVM), Pabna Bhangura (Ballot), Faridpur (EVM), Sathya (Ballot), Ishwardi (Ballot) ) And Sujanagar (ballot), Arani (EVM) of Rajshahi, Bhabaniganj (ballot) and Kakanhat (EVM), Sunamganj Sadar (ballot), Chhatak (ballot), and Jagannathpur (EVM).
There also are Madhabpur (Ballot) and Nabiganj (Ballot) in Habiganj, Boalmari (Ballot) in Faridpur, Fulbaria (EVM) and Muktagachha (Ballot) in Mymensingh, Magura Sadar (EVM), Savar (EVM) in Dhaka, Naldang in Natore, (Ballot) and Gopalpur (Ballot), Bogra’s Sherpur (Ballot), Sariakandi (EVM) and Santahar (EVM), Pirojpur Sadar (EVM), Netrokonar Kendya (EVM), Meherpur’s Gangni (EVM), Jhenaidah’s Shailk Khagrachhari Sadar (EVM), Lama (Ballot) of Bandarban District, Syedpur (EVM) of Nilphamari, Dhanbari (EVM) of Tangail, Chandina (EVM) of Comilla, Daganbhuiyan (EVM) of Feni, Kishoreganj Sadar (Ballot) and Kuliarr (EVM), Basurhat (EVM) of Noakhali and Mongla (EVM) of Bagerhat.