DNCC mayoral by-polls Feb 26, schedule Jan 9

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The by-polls to the mayoral post of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will be held on February 26 after the announcement of its schedule on January 9 next.

The decision came on Thursday at the Election Commission’s meeting held with Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda in the chair in the city’s Nirbachan Bhaban.

EC acting Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed said this while briefing reporters after the meeting.

Besides, the elections for the councilor posts in the 36 new wards –18 of the DNCC and 18 of the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC)—will be held on the same day.

The DNCC mayoral post fell vacant with the death of Annisul Huq on November 30 last.