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Six councilor candidates including two for women reserved seat in the upcoming election in Ward No. 1 of Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) scheduled to be held on July 30 promised to work for freeing their localities from drug-addiction and terrorism if they were elected, reports BSS.
They also expressed their commitment of transforming the city corporation administration into a corruption-free and pro-people entity. The contestants made this commitment while taking part in a “Face-to-Face with People” programme in the city on Sunday afternoon. Iliash Uddin (Kite), Rajab Ali (Top), Rana Khan (Tractor), Shahid Alam (Push Cart), Tahera Khatun (Spectacle) and Runa Khatun (Pineapple) joined the programme responding to a
volley of questions raised by the participants.
Shushashoner Janno Nagorik (Shujan) organised the programme on Raypara Government Primary School premises for awareness of voters and giving them the opportunity to ask their question to the candidates.
The voters reminded the candidates that it was their moral responsibility to go through the commitments they make before the eection.
Shujan leaders called upon the voters to elect honest and competent candidates in RCC polls to strengthen democracy and socio-economic development in the area.
The participating voters expressed solidarity with the call and signed a 13-point declaration at the event for a peaceful, free and fair election.
The voters also declared that they will boycott corrupts, terrorists, war
criminals, repressors against women, drug-peddlers and loan defaulters in the election.
On their part, the councilor aspirants elaborated on their electoral commitments and plans.