In the forthcoming Union Parishad elections of the third phase, a total of 50 candidates including 8 candidates withdrew their nomination papers for the post of chairman in 10 unions of Sharsha upazila. Thursday, November 11 was the last day for withdrawal of nominations.
Sharsha Upazila Election Commissioner Mehedi Hasan said 49 candidates for chairman and 451 candidates for member posts and 97 candidates for reserved women’s seats had filed nomination papers in 10 unions of Sharsha. Thursday was the last day to withdraw nominations.
A total of 50 candidates withdrew their nomination papers, including six for the post of chairman and 44 for the post of member. He said that all sorts of measures would be taken to ensure a fair election.