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105 magistrates appointed for 3rd phase UZ polls

Special Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2019-03-21 4:44:50 PM
105 magistrates appointed for 3rd phase UZ polls

DHAKA: The government has appointed 105 executive magistrates to run mobile court aiming to thwart irregularities for the 3rd phase of the 5th upazila parishad elections to 120 upazilas under 25 districts.

The Ministry of Public Administration on Wednesday (March 20) issued an order appointing these executive magistrates.

Newly appointed magistrates will perform their duties to maintain the law and order in the electoral areas from March 22 to 25 as well as prevent crimes and violation of election code of conduct.

Appointed executive magistrates must report to divisional commissioner on March 21. Divisional commissioners will distribute the responsibilities of executive magistrates in terms of requirements, according to the order. 

This time, UP polls will be held in five phases at 120 upazilas on Sunday (March 24).

The first and second phases of the 5th upazila parishad elections to 78 and 116 upazilas were held on March 10 and 18.

BDST: 1555 HRS, MAR 21, 2019

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