The selection of nomination papers for the Cox’s Bazar Zilla Parishad elections was completed on Sunday (September 18). After the selection of nominations in the conference room of the District Commissioner’s office, the nomination papers of all the candidates, including the four chairman candidates, have been declared valid tonight. Assistant Returning Officer and District Election Officer Shahadat Hossain confirmed the matter.
Cox’s Bazar Zilla Parishad elections last day for withdrawal of nomination papers on September 25 and voting on Monday, October 17 from 9 am to 2 pm. On Thursday, September 15, the scheduled date for submission of nomination papers, 4 persons filed nomination papers for one chairman post, 43 persons for 9 ordinary member posts and 13 persons for 3 reserved female member posts.
The candidates for the post of chairman are Awami League nominated candidate Mostak Ahmad Chowdhury, former chairman of Cox’s Bazar Municipality Nurul Abshar, former president of Cox’s Bazar district Awami League late AKM Mozammel Haque Sage’s son Shahinul Haque Marshall and Mangal Party president Jagdish Barua Parth.
There are a total of 994 voters in Cox’s Bazar Zilla Parishad elections. Among them 759 are male and 235 are female voters.
He said that 9 upazilas of the district have been divided into 9 general wards. And three general wards have been formed into a reserved ward.
Among them, the number of voters in general ward number 1, Teknaf upazila is 93 people. There are 3 candidates. They are Mohammad Shafiq Mia, Zafar Ahmad and Mohammad Yunus.
Number of voters in general ward number 2, Ukhia upazila is 68 people. There are 2 candidates. They are former members Humayun Kabir Chowdhury and Abul Mansoor Chowdhury.
The number of voters in General Ward No. 3, Cox’s Bazar Sadar Upazila is 82. There are 3 candidates. They are Ruhul Amin, former members Mahmudul Karim Madu and Tahmina Nusrat Jahan Luna.
The number of voters in general ward number 4, Ramu upazila is 145 people. There are 7 candidates. They are Faridul Alam, Shamshul Alam Mandal, Mostak Ahmad, Nurul Abshar, Md. Manjurul Morshed Qaderi, Abdul Mabud and Md. Abdul Majeed.
Number of voters in general ward number 5, Eidgah upazila is 65 people. There are 5 candidates. They are Amjad Hochan Chotan, Md. Sirajul Islam, Md. Ariful Islam, Nurul Kabir and M. Feroze Uddin Khoka.
General Ward No. 6, Chakaria Upazila has 249 voters. There are 5 candidates. They are ATM Zia Uddin Chowdhury Zia, former members Soltan Ahmad, Muhammad Faisal, Abu Taib and Jahangir Alam.
The number of voters in general ward number 7, Pekuaya upazila is 94 people. There are 8 candidates. They are Md. Abdul Hamid, Md. Zainal Abedin, Sultan Mohammad Ripon, Md. Shahidullah, Mohammad Shawkat Hossain, Nurul Abshar, Selina Akhtar and Mohammad Azamgir.
Number of voters in general ward number 8, Maheshkhali upazila is 117 people. There are 4 candidates. They are Shahidul Islam Munna, Ashiq Mahmud Sabuj, M. Azizur Rahman and Md. Saiful Qadir
Number of voters in general ward number 9, Kutubdia upazila is 81 people. There are 6 candidates. They are Ziaul Karim Chowdhury Jhantu, Kofil Uddin, Mizbahur Rahman, Abu Jafar Chiddiki, Charwar Alam Sikder and Nurul Islam.
Besides, the number of voters of reserved women ward number 1 (Teknaf-Ukhia-Ramu) is 306 and there are 5 candidates. They are Ashraf Jahan Kajal, Nazma Alam, Tahera Akhtar, Taslima Akhtar Romana and Taslima Akhtar.
In reserved women’s ward number 2 (Sadar-Maheshkhali-Idgaon), the number of voters is 264 and there are 4 candidates. They are Champa Uddin, Mashrafa Jannat, Saleha Akhtar and Humaira Begum.
In reserved women’s ward number 3 (Chakaria-Pekua-Qutubdia) the number of voters is 424 and there are 4 candidates. They are Asma ul Hosna, Tania Afrin, Rehana Khanum and Humaira Begum.
In Cox’s Bazar Zilla Parishad election, Deputy Commissioner of Cox’s Bazar Md Mamunur Rashid and Cox’s Bazar District Election Officer SM Shahadat Hossain and Cox’s Bazar Sadar Upazila Election Officer Shimul Sharma are serving as Assistant Returning Officer.
Source: দৈনিক আজাদী by dainikazadi.net.
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