BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says the ruling Awami League does not want to hold election in fear of facing trial after leaving the power for its irregularities and corruption.
Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Raushan Ershad terms the recently held Dhaka and Chittagong city elections “fair” tas no killing took place during the race.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina terms the Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation elections victory of democracy.
US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat says every citizen who came out today to cast their vote should be able to do that.
AJM Nasir Uddin and M Manjur Alam, mayoral candidates for Chittagong City Corporation backed by Awami League and BNP respectively, cast their votes.
Get the latest on Dhaka and Chittagong city corporations polls covered by our reporters. A total of 60.29 lakh voters will elect three mayors and 179 councilors through the polls.
Japan expresses concern over the recent violence during campaigning for the upcoming Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation elections.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says transparent, inclusive, and credible city elections are possible in a secure and safe environment for campaigning in Bangladesh.
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia skips electioneering for today in favour of her party-backed mayoral candidates in two Dhaka city corporations as repairing to her damaged SUV is underway.