Overwhelmed by the vociferous postmortem of the city corporation polls, two footfalls on the cityscape have gone unnoticed, unappreciated, as though coming and going on stealth.
The ultimate tragedy will strike if people become withdrawn. It will no longer matter who wins or loses any of the many elections.
The EC's tilt was no less pronounced on the eve of and on the day of the elections. Press reports, photographs and narratives of many involved in the election administration process have amply established its culpability in undermining fair election.
THE handsome, charismatic and successful young men join hands and smile for the perfect photo.
Though not happy with the irregularities and vote rigging during the just held city corporation elections, commoners in Dhaka city want to see their city clean, free of traffic-jam and developed.
Sahasra Nagorik Committee, a citizen platform, says that the just concluded Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation polls were held in a free, fair and credible manner.
STUFFING of ballot boxes whether in national or local elections is nothing new in Bangladesh.
Supporters of Awami League-backed mayoral and councilor candidates stuffed ballot boxes indiscriminately driving out poling agents of BNP-backed candidates from a polling booth at Kamalapur Sher-e Bangla Railway High School Centre-1 today.