The maiden election to Mymensingh City Corporation will be held on May 5, Bangladesh Election Commission announced on Monday (Mar 25). Electronic voting machines will be used in all the 130 voting stations in the election of the country’s 12th city corporation. Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed declared the election schedule after the 46th meeting of the Commission at Nirbachan Bhaban in city, local media reported.
According to the schedule, the deadline for submission of nomination paper is Apr 8, while the date for the scrutiny of the nomination papers is Apr 10 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is Apr 17, he said.
“The entire city election will be held with EVMs,” said the EC Secretary.
The government upgraded Mymensingh municipality to the country’s 12th city corporation in April last year.