Comilla city polls begin

Voting in the election to Comilla City Corporation (CCC) election begins on Thursday morning.

The balloting in 103 polling stations across the city started at 8am and will continue till 4pm without any break with under an unprecedented security blanket.

Some 5,000 law enforcers are working the election areas.

A neck-to-neck fight is expected to be held between AL mayoral candidate Anjuman Sultana Sima and BNP mayoral rival and immediate past mayor Monirul Haque Sakku.

Two other mayoral candidates –- Md Mamunur Rashid with ‘Table Clock’ symbol (independent) and Shirin Akter with ‘Star’ symbol (JSD)— are there in the race as the election to the mayoral post is being held along the political party line unlikely the ones of councillor’s and reserved seats. Read more

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