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.
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The ultimate tragedy will strike if people become withdrawn.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.
IT is disquieting to see that the media was conspicuously barred from properly covering the city polls.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina terms the Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation elections victory of democracy.
The Election Working Group (EWG), a non-partisan network of 28 leading civil society organisations in Bangladesh, says the city corporation elections are not credible due to malpractices and irregularities.