Atiqul sworn in as DNCC mayor
Dhaka North City Corporation’s (DNCC) Mayor-elect Atiqul Islam has taken oath to his office.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina administered the oath ceremony at Prime Minister’s Office in Tejgaon this morning.
The new batch of councilors elected in the February 28 city corporation election also took oath, administered by LGRD Minister Md Tajul Islam.
Ruling Awami League-nominated candidate Atiqul, a businessman, was elected mayor to the DNCC mayoral by-polls held on February 28.
He secured 8,39,302 votes with Boat symbol while his nearest contestant Shafin Ahmed of Jatiya Party bagged 52,429 votes with Plough symbol.
However, some major political parties including BNP did not participate in the election.