DNCC mayoral by-polls Feb 26

09 Jan 2018, 13:27

NTV Online

Dhaka: The by-polls for the mayoral post of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will be held on February 26.

The Election Commission made the announcement at 12 noon at the media centre of Nirbachan Bhaban in the city on Tuesday.

The EC fixed January 18 as the last date for filing nomination paper while scrutiny will be held on January 21, 22.

The closing date for nomination paper withdrawal is January 29.

Besides, the EC will arrange polls to the 36 councilor posts and 12 reserved seats in the 36 new wards - 18 of the DNCC and 18 of the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) - on the same day.

The DNCC mayoral post fell vacant with the death of Annisul Huq on November 30 last.