Kongkon Karmaker | The Daily Star
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  • Bamboo as electricity poles!

    Residents of Pirjabad in Rangpur town are under serious risk of getting electrocuted as several hundred houses in the area have been using electricity by drawing power lines with the help of bamboo poles.
  • Ershad’s nephew, BNP reject result

    BNP’s Rita Rahman and independent candidate Shahriar Asif, who is HM Ershad’s nephew, have rejected the results of the by-election to Rangpur-3 constituency, bringing allegations of vote rigging.
  • Rangpur-3 goes to polls today

    With around 4.42 lakh people expecting to exercise their franchise, election to Rangpur-3 constituency (Sadar upazila) will be held today.
  • A last-ditch bid for unity

    With only one day left for the by-polls to Rangpur-3 constituency, senior leaders of Jatiya Party (JP) have held a meeting with local leaders and activists to put aside their differences and work together to make sure that their candidate win the election.
  • One last effort to woo voters

    With yesterday being the last day of campaigning for the by-election to Rangpur-3, candidates spent a busy day visiting different neighbourhoods in the constituency and trying to persuade prospective voters.