KCC elections

Symbols distributed among candidates, campaign starts

Published : 26 May 2023 09:40 PM

Symbols have been allocated among the four mayoral candidates for the upcoming Khulna City Corporation (KCC) election.

Returning Officer of the KCC polls Md Alauddin Ahmed distributed the symbols at the regional election officer's office in the city's Boyra area with fanfare and festivity today.

The candidates and their symbols are: Awami League's Talukder Abdul Khaleque (boat), Jatiya Party's Shafiqul Islam Modhu (plough), Islami Andolon Bangladesh's Moulana Abdul Awal (hand fan) and Zaker Party's SM Sabbir Hossain (rose flower).

Later, the mayoral candidates have started campaigning with their allocated symbols in different areas of the city.

In the case of councilor candidates, symbols were allotted through lottery.

Besides, symbols have been distributed to 136 candidates vying for the posts of councilors of 31 wards while 39 women candidates have been given symbols for 10 reserved councilor posts.

The Khulna City Corporation election is scheduled to be held on June 12.