Public holiday declared at 23 upazilas on June 18

Published: June 16, 2019 21:18:46 | Updated: June 17, 2019 12:41:58

The government has announced holiday at 23 upazilas on June 18 for the fifth phase of upazila parishad election.

The Public Administration Ministry announced a general holiday in the respective upazilas on June 18, issuing a gazette notification today.

The gazette declared holiday at the government, non-government, semi government, institutions and educational institutions except public examination centres on the occasion.

In the fifth phase, the election will be held in Nakla, Naldanga, Kamarkhond, Sudarganj, Rangabali, Taltali, Gazipur Sadar, Narayanganj Bandar, Madaripur sadar, Kalkali, Shayestaganj, Bansarampur, Bijoynagar, Cumilla Adarsha sadar and Sadar south, Noakhali sadar, Paba, Purbadhola, Jamalganj, Katiadi, Mothbaria and Chhagalnaiya upazilas.

Election to Dumuria upazila in Khulna, which was postponed earlier, will be held on the same day.

The polling will take place from 8:00am to 4:00pm without any break in the respective upazilas, Election Commission (EC) sources said.

The Election Commission has taken all necessary preparations for the 5th phase election, the sources added.

All types of rallies, processions and showdowns have been remained prohibited in the election areas from last night, reports BSS.


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