Cancellation of Madarganj UZ poll demanded
Leaders of Democratic Left Alliance, a platform of left-leaning political parties, on Sunday demanded immediate cancellation of Madarganj upazila election in Jamalpur due to vote rigging.
Stern action should be taken against the returning, assistant returning, presiding and assistant presiding officers involved with vote rigging in upazila election.
At a press conference at the central office of the alliance, Coordinator Nazrul Islam alleged that some local goons influenced by Awami League lawmaker Mirza Azam ragged the election.
He also called on the government to form a constitutional commission which will recruit election commissioners.
The leaders said they will also hold a rally and bring out a protest procession at Muktangan in the city demanding cancellation of the polls.
Alliance leaders AFM Mahbubul Haq, Saiful Haq, Advocate Abdus Salam, Mosharefa Mishu, Zonayed Saki, Kamrul Alam Sabuj, Dr Samsul Alam, Shamim Imam and Shahidul Islam Sabuj also took part in the programme.