Newly elected mayor of Khulna City Corporation and councilors took oath at a function at Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in Dhaka.
The three-member committee formed by the Election Commission begins its investigation today to identify offenders and officials responsible for voting irregularities that led to suspension of voting at three polling stations in Khulna City Corporation (KCC) polls.
Ruling Awami League and BNP insiders believe they have gained more than their arch rival from the just-concluded Khulna City Corporation elections.
Awami League mayor candidate Talukder Abdul Khaleque was leading by a wide margin in Khulna City Corporation polls marred by irregularities such as heavy showdown by the ruling party in and around polling stations, ballot stuffing and driving out polling agents of rival group yesterday.
The Election Commission yesterday said the Khulna city polls were peaceful and excellent.
It is a vote of the ruling Awami League in Khulna City Corporations today, exercising power play, as far as seen on the field throughout the city.
BNP demands army deployment in Khulna City Corporation ahead of Khulna City Corporation elections to facilitate fair and free polls.
BNP alleges that people are worried about the fate of Tuesday's Khulna City Corporation polls as the government has various 'evil designs' to stop the voting.
Some unidentified miscreants opens fire on a BNP backed councilor aspirant for Khulna City Corporation (KCC) election at Jamuna Road in Khalishpur.