Voting in Rangpur City Corporation election begins

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PV Desk : Voting in Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) has begun amid tight security measures and festivity on Thursday (December 21).

The balloting started at 8:00am and will continue till 4:00pm.

Around 4 lakhs of voters are expected to cast their votes.

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), Boarder Guard Bangladesh (BGB), Ansar and police members have been deployed in the polling areas, to ensure smooth and flawless voting environment.

The law enforcers have kept special eyes on the areas mostly underdeveloped and inhabited by minor communities, to avoid any untoward situation.

Apart from regular law enforcers, mobile courts led by executive and judicial magistrates also are working, said Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Khondaker Golam Faruq.

A total of 33 RAB teams have been deployed in the city wards, he said

As many as 33 executive and 11 judicial magistrates will lead the courts, he added.