On January 3, the Election Commission announced the election schedule for 56 bodies in the 4th phase municipal polls
The 4th phase election to 55 municipalities in different districts will be held on Sunday with participation of political parties in the mayoral race of the local bodies.
Electronic voting machines (EVMs) will be used in 29 municipalities, while traditional ballot papers in the remaining 26 municipalities in the 4th phase polls, said SM Asaduzzaman, the director (public relations) at the Election Commission Secretariat.
Of the 56 municipalities, polls to Natore and Kalkini of Madaripur were postponed at the orders of the court and the Election Commission respectively, while the candidates in all posts of Parshuram of Feni were elected unopposed, finding no single contender against each post there.
But later two more municipalities – Sonaimuri of Noakhali and Trishal of Mymensingh—were in incorporated in the 4th phase election.