Recently, elections were held in 235 Paurashavas around the country. In this first time ever party-based elections, Awami League won 182 mayoral seats..
An elderly man who is injured in a clash during yesterday’s municipality elections in Barguna succumbs to his wounds.
Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) demands the Election Commission (EC) to step down for what it termed “failure to uphold its constitutional responsibilities” during the just concluded municipality elections.
The Supreme Court clears way for holding elections to Ranisankail and Gafargaon municipalities of Thakurgaon and Mymensingh districts.
The BNP-led 20-party alliance leaders will take part in the campaign for candidates of any of their partners in the upcoming municipality elections.
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed says the county’s overall situation is favourable for holding the upcoming municipality elections.
BNP Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Ahmed alleges that the government is creating panic in the country by arresting BNP men ahead of the maiden partisan municipality polls scheduled for December 30.
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia terms the Election Commission worthless and says a drama is going to be staged in the name of municipality elections.
The nomination of a BNP-blessed mayoral candidate in Chandpur is cancelled, paving the way for the election of the Awami League-backed aspirant unopposed.