Chittagong City Corporation polls today, As many as 16,88,676 voters are expected to cast ballots from 8:00am to 4:00pm to elect their mayor, 41 councillors and 14 others in seats reserved for women.Seven are running for the mayoral post, 253 for councillors and 59 for the reserved seats for women.
The Election Commission uses an electronic voting system for the first time at 14 poll centres with 79 voting machines in ward-21. Nearly 25,230 voters will try their hands at the new system.Awami League-backed mayoral candidate ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury fights to retain his mayoralty for the fourth time. His archrival BNP-backed Mohammad Manjur Alam, a long-time councillor, has set his sights on winning the post for the first time.
About 23,000 law enforcers including 11,000 from police, 10,000 from ansar and VDP, 250 from BDR, and 1,000 from Rab with 702 army personnel will be deployed in 673 polling centres.Returning Officer Jesmin Tuly said, "We have made all-out preparations to hold the election in a free and fair manner."She said all candidates had been respectful to the law throughout.Who will win? Who will go to the destiny? Wait a little moment to watch the results of Chittagong City Corporation polls.
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