The third phase election to 62 municipalities ended across the country today amid reports of violence and election boycott by BNP candidates.
A case has been filed over explosion of crude bombs targeting the car of independent mayor candidate Abul Bashar Chokdar in Bhedarganj municipality in Shariatpur last night.
Yesterday’s municipal polls were marred by the killing of a councillor-elect and stray incidents of violence, irregularities and violation of electoral code.
Four people including an Ansar member were injured in a crude bomb explosion in front of a polling centre during municipality election to Feni’s Dagonbhuiya this morning.
Newly formed ‘Nagorik Moncho’, a citizens’ platform in Pabna, has called upon people to boycott the Awami League candidate in the upcoming Pabna municipality election.
Elections to ten municipalities of nine districts will be held on March 20, the Election Commission announced today.
Recently, elections were held in 235 Paurashavas around the country. In this first time ever party-based elections, Awami League won 182 mayoral seats..
Television reporters catches some footage of vote rigging in Narsingdi and Patuakhali districts during the municipality elections of 2015.
The High Court directs Election Commission to accept nomination of Awami League’s rebel-candidate Ahsan Habib Pranjol for Kachua municipality’s mayor election in Chandpur.
BNP demands that the Election Commission announce fresh election schedule as its candidates could not file nomination due to obstacle created by the ruling Awami League men.