The ruling party declared its nominated mayoral candidates for 7 municipalities in Rangpur Division, 20 municipalities in Rajshahi Division, 8 municipalities in Khulna Division, one municipality in Barishal Division, 8 in Dhaka Division, 4 municipality in Mymensingh Division, 7 municipalities in Sylhet Division and six municipalities in Chattogram Division, according to an AL’s release.
The Election Commission on December 2 announced the election schedule for the 61 municipalities.
According to the schedule, the deadline for submission of nomination papers is December 20, while the date for scrutinising them is December 22 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is December 29.
The municipal elections will kick off with voting in 25 municipalities set to be held in the first phase later this month. EC has also announced the schedule for the third phase, to be held in 64 municipalities on January 30, 2021.