Ruling Awami League mayoral candidate Azmat Ullah Khan today said he has accepted the results of the Gazipur City Corporation polls, which saw independent candidate Zaida Khatun elected mayor.
It all happened quietly. There were hardly any polling agents for Zaida Khatun. Even her supporters could barely be seen in the largest city corporation of the country. Even during the campaign, her posters were rarely seen.
Election Commissioner Md Alamgir yesterday said they were satisfied with the Gazipur city polls.
Election Commissioner Md Alamgir said they are satisfied with the way the election was held in Gazipur City Corporation today.
Voting in the Gazipur City Corporation election ended after eight hours, during which there was no report of violence. .Counting of votes began shortly after balloting ended at 4:00pm.However, the presence of the ruling Awami League was overwhelming inside and outside some polling ce
Voter turnout in the Gazipur City Corporation was low in the morning, but it should increase as the day progresses, said the polls' returning officer and the Gazipur deputy commissioner.
Two people were arrested for influencing voting by entering the "secret voting area" at two different centres during the Gazipur City Corporation polls.
The presence of the ruling Awami League was overwhelming inside and outside some polling centres in the first four hours of voting in the Gazipur City Corporation election today