The fifth phase elections to 707 Union Parishads will be held on Jan 5, 2022. Bangladesh Election Commission Secretary Humayun Kabir Khandaker disclosed this in a press briefing after attending a meeting at the Election Commission office in Dhaka on Saturday (Nov 27), local media reported.
According to the election schedule, candidates can submit their nomination papers till Dec 7. The scrutiny of the nomination papers will be held on Dec 9 and the last date for withdrawal of candidacy is Dec 15.
The returning officers will allocate electoral symbols among the candidates on Dec 17.
The date for appealing will be Dec 10-12 while the last date for the disposal of the appeal is Dec 14.
Election Commission Additional Secretary Ashok Kumar Debnath, Director General of NID wing of EC A K M Humayun Kabir, Joint Secretary Farhad Ahmmed Khan and Public Relations Director S M Asaduzzman were present, among others, on the occasion.