The swearing in of the newly elected members of the five UPs of Pekua

Newly elected UP members sworn in (Photo: Odhikar)

The newly elected UP members of Pekuar five UPs of Cox’s Bazar and UP members of reserved seats took oath.

The swearing-in ceremony was held at 4 pm on Sunday (January 2) in the Upazila Parishad Hall room. Upazila Nirbahi Officer Purbita Chakma administered the oath of office to the newly elected UP members and members of the reserved seats.

Upazila Parishad Vice Chairman Azizul Haque, Umme Kulsum Minu, Magnama UP’s newly elected chairman Yunus Chowdhury, Ujantia UP chairman Tofazzal Karim, Rajakhali UP chairman Nazrul Islam Sikder Babul and Shilkhali UP chairman Kamal Hossain were present on the occasion. It may be mentioned that in the third phase of UP election held on 26 November, simultaneous elections were held in 8 unions of Pekua upazila. Among them, Upazila Returning Officer Salamat Ullah suspended polling at Center No. 6 in Barbakia Union on the charge of snatching ballot papers. Later, the polling ended at polling station No. 8, which was postponed on December 30.

Earlier, Cox’s Bazar Deputy Commissioner Mamunur Rashid administered the oath of office to five elected chairmen of UP on December 29.

In this regard, Upazila Nirbahi Officer Purbita Chakma said that the elected members of five out of the six UPs have been sworn in. The gadgets of the elected chairman members of the Barbakia Union have not yet arrived. They will be sworn in later.

OD / Nimi


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