Vol. 5 Num 286 Thu. March 17, 2005  

CCC polls May 9

Election to the Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) will be held on May 9.

The Election Commission (EC) in a gazette notification in Dhaka yesterday announced the election schedule.

According to the schedule, the date of submitting nomination papers to the returning officer is April 11, scrutiny will be held the following day (April 12) and the date of withdrawal of nomination papers is April 18.

Additional divisional commissioner, Chittagong, has been made the returning officer.

Seven assistant returning officers are assistant election commissioner of Chittagong, district election officers of Chittagong 1, 2, 3 and 4, and district election officers of Rangamati and Bandarban.

The last election to the CCC was held on January 3, 2000. Alhaj ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury was elected mayor unopposed in the election.