Cumilla city polls

Cumilla city polls: Dramatic win for Rifat

It was at the Shilpakala Academy auditorium, Cumilla, around 8:20pm.

Around 52% votes cast in Cumilla city election: Returning officer

Around 52 percent votes were cast in Cumilla City Corporation election, Returning Officer Shahedunnabi Chowdhury said this afternoon.

“EC’s letter to me out of its jurisdiction”: MP Bahar

Cumilla-6 Awami League lawmaker AKM Bahauddin Bahar today said that the letter (asking him to leave the election area) Election Commission gave to him was “out of its jurisdiction”. 

EVM displays only “Boat”, some Cumilla city voters allege

Some voters of ward no. 19 under Cumilla City Corporation alleged that the EVMs used for voting at the polling stations have been displaying only “Boat”, the electoral symbol of Awami League.

Cumilla city polls: 5 jailed for vote rigging, chaos

Five people were jailed for casting fake votes and trying to create chaos at various centres during Cumilla City Corporation election today.

"What kind of disciplinary measure is it if I can't cast my vote?"

Voting in Cumilla City Corporation election is underway, marked by a lack of enthusiasm and excitement among voters.

“Will win Cumilla city polls if voters can cast votes”

Nizamuddin Kaiser, independent candidate of Cumilla City Corporation election, said he is confident about his victory if voters can cast their votes properly.

“Whoever wins Cumilla city polls, will accept result”

Arfanul Haque Rifat, the ruling Awami League mayor candidate of Cumilla City Corporation election, cast his vote at Victoria Collegiate School centre this morning.

EVM not working at many places: Sakku

Monirul Haque Sakku, former mayor and independent candidate of Cumilla City Corporation polls, claimed that EVM machines are not working at many places.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

It's actually Sakku vs Bahar: Cumilla city goes to polls

An unusually calm Cumilla city goes to election this morning amid a lack of enthusiasm and excitement among the voters about the polls, considered an acid test for the newly formed Election Commission.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

EC has inherent power to take action against those who “dishonour” directives: Shujan

There is no scope to express “helplessness” by the Election Commission, but they have an “inherent power” to take action against those who “dishonours” the commission’s directives, said Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan).

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Comment on nomination business: Prof Kalimullah, 2 others sued under DSA

A case has been filed against three people including National Election Observation Parishad’s President Prof Kalimullah for his comment that Arfanul Haque Rifat, Awami League backed mayoral candidate of Cumilla City Corporation bought nominations in exchange of Tk 60 crore.

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

Whatever happened to the drive for candidates with 'clean image'?

There is no guarantee that elected candidates will stick to their clean image of yore.

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

Cumilla polls nomination: AL picks No. 1 patron of narcos

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her government have declared zero tolerance against narcotics. But the ruling Awami League has picked a top listed patron of the illegal drug business as its mayoral candidate for the Cumilla city polls.

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