In the third phase, the schedule of 1008 UP and municipal elections has been announced

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The schedule for the third phase of the 10th Union Parishad (UP) elections has been announced. Voting will take place in 1,007 union parishads and 10 municipalities across the country on November 28.

Voting was set for the 7th meeting of the commission, chaired by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda, at noon on Thursday (October 14) in the conference room of the Election Building. After the commission meeting, EC secretary Humayun Kabir Khandaker announced the schedule.

It is said that nominations will be submitted to these unions and municipalities on November 2. Selection November 4. Withdrawal of nomination papers on 11 November. Voting will take place on November 28.

The EC has already voted in 369 UPs in the first phase. In the second phase, voting will be held in 747 UPs and voting will be held on November 11.

There are four thousand 561 union parishads in the country. Of these, elections will be held in four and a half thousand UPs. The rest of the cases are stuck due to the complexity of the election.

UP elections have been held nine times since the country became independent. The first UP election was held in 1973 and the last UP election was held in 2016. Besides, 197, 1983, 198, 1992, 1996, 2003, 2011 UP elections have been held. The tenth UP election is being held in June-July 2021.

The last time the party symbol was announced for the first time on February 11, 2016 was the ninth UP election schedule. From March 22 to June 4, 2016, 4,275 UP elections were held in six phases.

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