Balloting for the fourth phase polls to 838 Union Parishads in different districts is underway on Sunday.
The voting started at 8am and will continue till 4pm without any break.
Besides, elections to three municipalities – Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar, Raipura in Narsingdi and Atghoria in Pabna—are being held.
The balloting is being held through the electronic voting machines (EVM) in 33 UPs and all the three municipalities.
UNB Cumilla correspondent reports that voting in 26 union parishads of three upazilas is going on peacefully amid a festive mood.
Voters were seen standing in long queues in the morning to cast their votes.
Besides, the balloting in 15 union parishads in Bijoynagar and Akhaura upazilas of Brahmanbaria district and 21 union parishads of Birganj, Kaharol and Khansama upazilas of Dinajpur district is going on peacefully.
The first, second and third phases of UP elections were marred by violence and irregularities.
At least six people were killed and over 100 others injured in the 2nd phase of the Union Parishad (UP) elections held on November 11.
Violence was reported from different parts of the country, including Narsingdi, Cox’s Bazar, Cumilla and Chattogram.
Three people were killed and a number of people were injured in the first phase of union parishad election that concluded with reports of sporadic violence and clashes on September 20.
Two people were killed and a number of people injured in the 3rd phase of the Union Parishad (UP) elections held on November 28.