Detectives claims to have picked up BNP’s national executive committee member Maj (Retd) Mizanur Rahman up from his Gulshan residence in Dhaka in the wee hours of today.
Awami League mayor candidate Jahangir Alam believes that voting for Gazipur City Corporation is underway in a free and fair fashion.
Agents and supporters of BNP mayor candidate in the Madinatul Ulum Senior Madrassa polling centre at Gazipur Sadar upazila allege that all their voter lists have been snatched by the Awami League mayor candidate’s supporters.
Awami League nominated candidate Md Jahangir Alam is elected mayor in Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) elections today defeating his rival BNP contender Hasan Uddin Sarker by a big margin.
Mayor and ward councillor candidates of Gazipur city polls yesterday demanded that law and order be maintained centring the elections so that people could vote in a festive mood and without intimidation.
Ignoring heavy showers, mayoral candidates of the Awami League and the BNP yesterday campaigned to woo voters in Gazipur City Corporation polls scheduled to be held on June 26.
With the campaigns for the Gazipur city polls resuming yesterday, the ruling Awami League wants to focus on resolving internal divisions as the party leaders say it's the organisational unity that earned them victory in Khulna.
The BNP will keep a close eye on the Gazipur city polling stations the night before the voting day and try to assemble party men outside to guard the centres during polling as part of its new strategy for the June 26 mayoral polls.
Electioneering for the postponed prestigious battle of ballots in Gazipur City Corporation is now set to resume after the Eid-ul-Fitr with the voting to be held any day in the last week of next month.