Singra, Gurudaspur UZ polls underway peacefully
10 November 2015, Nirapad News: Voting for Singra and Gurudaspur upazilas in the district is underway peacefully on Tuesday.
The polling began at 8:00am and will continue till 4:00pm without any break.
The voter turnout was less in the morning.
Sources said in the upazilas, there was no incident of violence over the election in the first hours of
Nine candidates are contesting the election against two posts in the upazilas.
Of them, four are battling for the chairman post in Singra upazila and five for vice chairman (male) post in Gurudaspur upazila.
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak cast his vote at Gol-e Afroz Government College at about 9:30 am.
The election is being held as the post fell vacant following the death of Singra Upazila Chairman Abul Kalam Azad on August 23.