Symbols have been allocated among the seven mayoral candidates for the elections to upcoming Barishal City Corporation (BCC).
Returning Officer of BCC polls Humayun Kabir distributed the symbols at the regional election officer’s office at Natullabad in Barishal city on Friday morning. Awami League nominated candidate Abul Khair Abdullah was given 'boat' symbol. The rest of the mayoral candidates and their earned symbols are: Jatiya Party's Iqbal Hossain Taposh (plough), Islami Andolan Bangladesh (IAB)’s Mufti Syed Mohammad Faizul Karim (hand fan), Zaker Party's Mizanur Rahman Bachchu (rose flower), independent candidate Kamrul Ahsan Rupom (table clock), Asaduzzaman (elephant) and Ali Hossain Howlader (deer). Besides, symbols have also been allocated among 116 councilor candidates of 30 wards in the city and 42 women candidates for the 10 reserved councilor posts. The city polls will be held on June 12.