MNA National Desk: The by-polls for the mayoral post of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will be held on 26 February, the Election Commission has said.
The EC made the announcement at 12:00pm at the media centre of Nirbachan Bhaban in the city on Tuesday.
The EC fixed 18 January as the last date for filing nomination paper while scrutiny will be held on 21 and 22 January.
The closing date for nomination paper withdrawal is 29 January. The candidates will contest with their party symbols.
Besides, the EC will arrange polls to the 36 councilor posts and 12 reserved seats in the 36 new wards – 18 of the DNCC and 18 of the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) – on the same day.