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GCC polls on Thursday

GCC polls on Thursday

All the necessary preparations have been completed as the voting for Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) elections will be held on Thursday (May 25). The voting will start at 8 a.m. and it will continue till 4 p.m. without any break, the official sources of the Election Commission said on Wednesday. The Election Commission has already completed all the necessary preparations for holding the GCC polls on Thursday... and the electoral campaign ended on Tuesday midnight, local media reported citing Election Commissioner M Alamgir.

All the polling equipments are being sent to the polling stations from Wednesday morning as the equipments will be handed over to the concerned presiding officers from the returning officer's office located at Bangataj auditorium in Gazipur.

The voting will be held using the electronic voting machine (EVM) at 480 polling centers under the GCC area.

Members of the law enforcement agencies will be deployed at all the polling centers. Some 351 polling centers are risk-prone and other 129 are general. In addition, a total of 30 teams led by the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), 13 platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), 19 striking police force teams and fifty-seven mobile teams will be deployed at the GCC areas.