After winter ended, mosquitoes took control of Khulna, making life difficult for many city dwellers. Locals claim that the situation has been going on for a long time, with the authorities continuing to turn a blind eye.
A major road of the city, unfit due to lack of maintenance for 12 years. Multiple complaints were made to the authorities but to no avail.
Newly elected mayor of Khulna City Corporation (KCC) Talukder Abdul Khaleque takes charge of his office.
Terming the recently held Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) election "Khulna style", citizen's rights platform Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) apprehends that the three upcoming city polls in Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal will be held in the similar fashion.
Newly elected mayor of Khulna City Corporation and councilors took oath at a function at Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in Dhaka.
Civil society platform Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) says that the elections to Gazipur and Khulna city corporations were held in a “controlled” manner.
Ruling Awami League and BNP insiders believe they have gained more than their arch rival from the just-concluded Khulna City Corporation elections.
The just-concluded Khulna City Corporation election may be considered as the beginning of the run-up to the next parliamentary polls. Elections to four other city corporations are expected to be held in the next few months before the national polls which may be held in December. Five years ago, the same things happened in the run-up to the last parliamentary election held on January 5, 2014.