Election Commission will announce on Friday the schedule for holding polls in
four city corporations and nine municipalities by the end of July, which will
be the first elections under the state of emergency.
Schedule for the long overdue polls in the city corporations of Rajshahi,
Khulna, Barisal and Sylhet and nine municipalities will be announced at a press
conference on Friday.
The government plans to relax some of the provisions of the emergency
rules in those areas. Adviser Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman told journalists that
authority is going to relax rules regarding meetings, processions etcetera.
Amir Khasru has more on the story.