Voting has begun in nine municipalities and 115 Union Parishads of different districts across the country.
Director (Public Relation) of EC Secretariat SM Asaduzzaman said that the voting started at 8:00am and will continue till 4:00pm on Thursday without any break.
He said by-polls to the chairman posts of six Union Parishads and election of a polling station of a Union Parishad, which was earlier suspended, are being held today.
The 37 Union Parishads are – Joyari and Majhgaon in Natore district, Razarampur in Dinajpur, Ghuridah in Gaibandha, Uthli, Kedike and Manoharpur in Chuadanga, Alfadanga, Buraich and Gopalpur in Faridpur, Mulna in Shariatpur, Zinnagarh, Nilkamal and Aminabad in Bhola, Ronagopaldi in Patuakhali, Nurpur and Brahmandora in Habiganj, Fultola in Moulvibazar, Bakoi Dakkhin, Mudaffarganj Uttor, Mudaffarganj Dakkhin, Doulkhar, Raikot Uttor, Raikot Dakkhin, Adra Uttar, Adra Dakkhin, Jodda Purbo, Jodda Pachim, Bottoli, Iliotganj Dakkhin, Barpara, Doulotpur and Bakoi Uttar in Comilla, Noyainnai, Noakhali and Dharmapur in Noakhali, Char Alexandra in Laxmipur.
The 78 Union Parisads are (By-polls): Panchgasi, Umarjid, Baldia, Rasulpur, Padumshahar, Garagram, Mohonpur, Raikali, Charghat, Bharsho, Mashidpur, Dharabarisa, Purnimagati, Naogaon, Tarash, Lahiripara, Gobindapur, Nasipur, Jalma, Natudah, Singhajhuli, Palashbariya, Porahati, Gabura, Nurnagar, Pratapnagar, Hamidpur, Satla, Ranapasha, Ramna, Badalkhali, Kukuya, Chiknikanda, Sawdeshi, Rangamatiya, Kachina, Kadirjangal, Purba Astagram, Lohajuri, Bhawra, Paishka, Arjuna, Charsherpur, Hativanga, Nurundi, Nayekpur, Duoz, Sawrmushiya, Bahadurshadi, Kumarvog, Kola, Meherpara, Musapur, Charbhadrans, Bagugram, Nizamkandi, Bethuri, Khanganj, Boalia, Rampasha, Jalsukha, Nizampur, Kargaon, Alinagar, Payargasa, Dollai, Kerankhal, Nabipur, Barail, Gokarn, Mohamaya, Darbarpur, Amirabad, Sonapur, Mirsharai, Rupashipara and Paikgacha.