GAIBANDHA: Adequate security measures have been taken to hold by-election to Sundarganj parliamentary constituency on March 13 in a free, fair, neutral and acceptable manner, reports BSS.
Sources concerned said sufficient members of security forces, including BGB, RAB, police and Ansar, would be deployed there side by side with striking forces on the day of the by-election. Talking to BSS, Gaibandha Police Super Mashruqur Rahman Khaled said necessary security measures have been taken to hold the by-election peacefully.The SP said the experience acquired from the last by polls held on March 21, 2017 would be utilized in the forthcoming by-election.
An initiative has also been taken to hold the election properly in char areas of the upazila so that the voters could go to the voting centres without any hindrance and come back home safely after casting their votes, he also said.
A total of 3, 38,556 voters including 1, 64,934 male ones would cast their votes at 109 centres of all the 15 unions and one pourasabha of the upazila on March 13, the sources said.