Empowerment of upazila parishad remains elusive

UNOs continue to run the show

The Daily Star – Mahbubur Rahman Khan

Under the law, upazila chairmen hold executive power to run the local affairs. But in reality, Upazila Nirbahi Officers, who are appointed to provide secretarial support, exercise power beyond their jurisdiction in many cases.
As a result, Upazila Parishads, a crucial tier of the local government system, cannot often function properly and provide expected services to the public, experts have said.Read more on The Daily Star

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