Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2019-02-08 02:28:19 BdST
The Election Commission will accept nomination papers for chairman, vice-chairman and female vice-chairperson posts until Feb 18, according to the schedule announced on Thursday.
They will be able to withdraw nomination until Feb 27 after scrutiny on Feb 20.
The 129 Upazila Parishads going to the second phase polls are situated at 17 districts in Chattogram, Rajshahi, Sylhet, Dhaka and Rangpur divisions.
EC Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed said the commission sent a proposal for vetting to the law ministry on use of electronic voting machines or EVMs at Sadar Upazilas during the polls.
He added that the machines will not be used in the first phase polls to 87 Upazilas on Mar 18.