JANIPOP-Jatiya Nirbachon Parjobekkhon Parishad observed the voting of by-election to the mayoral post of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and polls to councillor posts in its 18 new wards on Thursday.
A total of 50 short-term observers of JANIPOP observed 69 polling stations on mobile basis.
Executive Director of JANIPOP Advocate Itrat Amin Kalimullah coordinated this by-election observation process.
Polling stations around Uttara, Mirpur, Rampura, Mohammadpur, Lalmatia, Tejgaon and other places have been observed by the JANIPOP observers.
JANIPOP has observed that law and order situation of polling stations & media presence were satisfactory. The DNCC mayor elections saw low voters turn out following rain in the morning hour but increased after 12.30 pm.
"JANIPOP is of the opinion that the mayoral by-election of DNCC and polls to councillor posts in its 18 new wards were free, peaceful and neutral," said a statement.