Timeline: Barisal city polls | The Daily Star
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Timeline: Barisal city polls

Barisal City Corporation election 2018.
30 Jul 2018
09:30 PM

AL ahead in BCC polls

AL ahead in the polls based on the results received so far

30 Jul 2018
07:30 PM

Polls suspended at 15 centres

Polls suspended at 15 centres, says Returning Officer Mujibur Rahman

30 Jul 2018
04:00 PM

Voting ends

Voting ended in Barishal City Corporation elections amid allegations of vote rigging and irregularities.

30 Jul 2018
01:00 PM

CPB boycotts Barisal city polls

Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) candidate Abul Kalam Azad also alleged about the similar incidents of vote manipulation and boycotted the polls 

30 Jul 2018
12:30 PM

BSD, Jatiya Party urges suspension of polls

Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal candidate Manisha Chakrabarty and Jatiya Party candidate Md Iqbal Hossain have urged the returning officer to suspend the polls bringing vote rigging allegations.

30 Jul 2018
12:30 PM

Voting suspended at a polling centre in Barisal

Voting was suspended at Barishal City College centre in Barisal after allegations of vote rigging around 12:30pm.

30 Jul 2018
12:00 PM

Barisal city’s BNP candidate boycotts polls

BNP’s candidate for Barisal City Corporation, Mujibur Rahman Sarwar has boycotted the city elections with complaints of widespread vote rigging and manipulation.

30 Jul 2018
11:25 AM

Islami Andolan boycotts Barisal city polls

Islami Andolan Bangladesh’s candidate for Barisal City Corporation, Obaidur Rahman, has boycotted the city elections with complaints of widespread vote rigging and manipulation by the ruling party.

30 Jul 2018
09:40 AM

People wearing badges of boat snatch ballot papers: Manisha

Manisha Chakraborty, Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal’s mayoral candidate of Barisal City Corporation, and her supporters claimed that some people “wearing badges of boat” snatched ballot papers from a polling centre.

30 Jul 2018
08:40 AM

Voters dispersed by youths at polling centre

Rival party youths try to enter Sayeda Mazedunnesa Secondary School poling centre by force, police stop them, but the youths forced the voters at the centre to leave the place without casting their votes

30 Jul 2018
08:40 AM

Sarwar casts vote

BNP-nominated mayoral candidate Mujibur Rahman Sarwar casts his vote at Sayeda Mazedunnesa Secondary School polling centre in the city.

30 Jul 2018
08:00 AM

Voting begins

Voting begins in Barisal city.

8:00am - voting begins

8:40am - BNP mayor candidate casts vote at Sayeda Mazedunnesa Secondary School polling centre

             - Rival party youths try to enter the poling centre by force, police stop them, but the youths forced the voters at the centre to leave the place without casting their votes

9:40am - Manisha Chakraborty, Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal’s mayoral candidate of Barisal City Corporation, and her supporters claimed that some people “wearing badges of boat” snatched ballot papers from a polling centre.

11:25am - Islami Andolan Bangladesh’s candidate for Barisal City Corporation, Obaidur Rahman, has boycotted the city elections with complaints of widespread vote rigging and manipulation by the ruling party.

12:00pm - BNP’s candidate for Barisal City Corporation, Mujibur Rahman Sarwar has boycotted the city elections with complaints of widespread vote rigging and manipulation.

12:30pm - Voting was suspended at Barishal City College centre in Barisal after allegations of vote rigging around 12:30pm.

                - Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal candidate Manisha Chakrabarty and Jatiya Party candidate Md Iqbal Hossain have urged the returning officer to suspend the polls bringing vote rigging allegations.

1:00pm Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) candidate Abul Kalam Azad also alleged about the similar incidents of vote manipulation and boycotted the polls. 

4:00pm - Voting ended in Barishal City Corporation election amid allegations of vote rigging and irregularities.

7:30pm- Polls suspended at 15 centres, says Returning Officer Mujibur Rahman

9:30pm- AL ahead in the polls based on the results so far

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