Advocate Azmatullah Khan has been nominated from 14 party alliances for Gazipur City Corporation election. Md. Nasim, presidium member of Awami league informed the news on behalf of 14 party alliances during a press briefing today.
Md Nasim requested Opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia to attend the next session of parliament to help the continuation of proper democratic system. The press briefing was arranged by the 14 party alliance at the Prime Minister’s Office at Dhanmondi.
Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakib Uddin Ahmed declared electoral schedule for Gazipur City Corporation and for by election of Kishorganj-4 last Thursday. In a press briefing at election commission CEC said, “Willing candidates have to submit nomination paper before 6th June. Nomination paper will be selected on 9 and 10 June and the paper can be withdrawn till 17 June. The date for the election is 6th July. For the by poll of Kishorganj-4 the date for submitting nomination paper is 6th June. Nomination paper selection date is 9 and 10 June and date of withdrawal is 17 June. The election will be held on 3rd July. The appointed returning officer for Gazipur City Corporation Election is Deputy Secretary of Election Commission Matiar Rahman and for the by poll of Kishorganj-4 appointed officer is Md. Jahid Hossain, senior election officer of Mymensingh district. Electronic Voting Machine will be used in 23 rooms of 3 centres under no. 25 ward.”
Gazipur City Corporation has 57 general wards, 19 reserved wards. Elections will be held in 384 vote centres and in total 2250 rooms.
Government approved the proposal of forming a new city corporation of 330 square kilo meters including Tongi and Gazipur Pourashava this year. Gazipur City Corporation was named as the 11th City Corporation of the country on 16th January. According to the law, Election Commission is bound to organize an election before 15 July.