LGRD ministry declares DNCC mayoral post vacant

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Dhaka, December 04: The mayoral post of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has been declared vacant following the death of its Mayor Annisul Huq.The Local Government and Rural Development Ministry issued a circular in this regard on Monday.

Deputy Secretary of the Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) Ministry Md. Mahmudul Alam said the ministry is preparing to publish a gazette notification, and the Election Commission (EC) will start the election process soon after the gazette is published.

According to the Local Government (City Corporation) Act 2009, the Election Commission has also a legal obligation to complete the by-election within 90 days.

Annisul Huq was elected the DNCC mayor contesting the DNCC election held on April 28 in 2015 with Awami League ticket.