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.
BNP's decision to boycott the election halfway into the voting has surprised most observers.
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.
STUFFING of ballot boxes whether in national or local elections is nothing new in Bangladesh.
IT is difficult to accept the comments of the CEC that the three city corporation elections were held in a fair and peaceful manner and that there were no threats or anomalies.
A platform of professionals which is supporting the BNP-backed candidates in the upcoming Dhaka city elections has set a 17-point priority list.
FOR ordinary people living in Bangladesh, the process preceding the city corporation elections is not merely limited to listening to long, never-ending speeches about what the aspiring mayoral candidate can do for your city.
BY all indications, it appears that the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has decided to participate in the Dhaka (North and South) and Chittagong City Corporations elections.