Khulna, May 15 (UNB) – BNP mayoral candidate Nazrul Islam Manju on Tuesday alleged the ruling party men have driven out his polling agents from at least 20 centres of the ongoing Khulna City Corporation elections.
The contender came up with the allegation after casting his vote at Rahima Government Primary School polling centre around 8:45am.
Manju also alleged that his agents were obstructed to enter in the polling centres of ward no 22.
Besides, the ruling party men also beat one of his polling agents at Zila School centre, alleged Manju.
However, he said that he will wait until the end.
The balloting began at 8 am and will continue till 4pm without any break.
A total of five mayoral candidates, 148 general councillor and 38 reserved-seat female councillor candidates are there in the election race.