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Out of 796 UPs, 396 AL chairman contenders, including 48 elected unopposed, got victory with 'boat' symbol in the election. Besides, 390 independent chairman candidates won the polls held in 118 upazilas under 58 districts.

Among other elected chairman contestants, six from Jatiya Party, two from Islami Andolan and one from Jaker Party, according to the EC factsheet. Another major political party BNP has refrained from fielding its candidate with its electoral symbol 'Sheaf of Paddy' in the local body election.

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