Last-minute mass-contact by heavy weight leaders from both the ruling Awami League and the opposition BNP, marked the end of the campaign for the mayoral polls in the four city corporations –Sylhet, Rajshahi, Khulna and Barisal- scheduled for June 15. Though officially political parties can not contest the city corporation election, it has turned into ... Read more
The zonal election offices and law enforcement agencies have identified 428 out of 582 polling centres in Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal and Sylhet City Corporations as “vulnerable”. In a paper prepared by the Election Commission (EC), based on information supplied by these agencies, it noted that “Rajshahi is the den of ‘Sibir-Jamaat’
The Election Commission has no plans to deploy the Army during the City Corporation elections, announced chief election commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmadon Thursday. “I did not find anything wrong in terms of the law and order situation in 4-city areas; it is satisfactory. There is no ground for deploying the army during the City
Seven candidates submitted nomination papers on Sunday, the last day of submission, to contest for the mayoral post in the Sylhet City Corporation polls scheduled for June 15. Of the seven mayoral aspirants, who submitted nomination papers, one is of the ruling Awami League, 4 of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party,
With the fixing of June 15 for holding Khulna City Corporation polls, election campaign has started in the industrial city in full swing. The ruling Awami League and its allies are backing incumbent mayor Talukder Abdul Khaleque, city AL president, while the opposition BNP and its allies are still undecided over the issue.
The Election Commission on Monday announced that the polls for Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal and Sylhet City Corporations will be held on June 15. Chief election commissioner (CEC) Rakibuddin Ahmed announced the poll dates at a press briefing at the EC office. Commissioners Mohammad Abu Hafiz; Brig. Gen. (retd) Md Zabed Ali, Md Shahnewaz,