Rangpur City polls end peacefully,


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Election officials are preparing to begin counting the votes after a peaceful end to the Rangpur City Corporation polls.

The final results will be collected from the polling centers and announced from the Control Room at the Police Community Hall, said the election’s Returning Officer Subhash Chandra Sarkar.

Voting took place at 193 polling centers Rangpur city from 8am to 4pm today. “Voting ended at 4pm. We will begin counting the votes after we allow all those who were inside polling centers by 4pm to cast their ballots,” said Sarkar.

Nearly 400,000 are registered to vote in the polls. There was a turnout of approximately 46 percent by 1:30pm, said Sarkar. The turnout may rise to 70 percent in the final tally, he said.

Counting of votes continuing peacefully.

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