A complete of 218 union parishads (UPs) will go to polls within the sixth part of the native physique elections on Monday.
Digital voting machines (EVM) can be utilized in 216 unions and ballots in two unions.
Over 11,600 candidates are contesting for varied posts in 218 UPs below 42 upazilas in 22 districts of the nation. Of them, 1,199 are contesting for the publish of chairman, 2,559 for the reserved girls member publish and seven,846 for the overall member publish.
Nonetheless, 144 candidates have already been elected unopposed. Of them, 12 had been elected for chairman publish, 32 for reserved girls member publish and 100 for basic member publish.
In the meantime, one particular person was killed and greater than 50 had been injured in several violent incidents centring the polls.
One Bhola Sheikh, 58, was killed in a conflict between the supporters of two basic member candidates at ward-3 of Pingna union at Sarishabari upazila in Jamalpur on Saturday. Eight folks had been injured within the conflict.
Moreover, 4 journalists had been injured in an assault by supporters of a candidate in Thakurgaon. No less than 24 folks had been injured in clashes between supporters of Awami League (AL) and ‘insurgent’ candidates in Chuadanga and Satkania upazila in Chattogram.
Earlier, within the 5 phases of UP polls, about 95 folks had been killed and about 1,000 injured in electoral clashes and violence throughout the nation.
The variety of voters within the sixth part of UP polls is 41,82,263.