municipality elections

How fair were the Paura Elections?

Recently, elections were held in 235 Paurashavas around the country. In this first time ever party-based elections, Awami League won 182 mayoral seats..

Municipal polls: Farmer hurt in Barguna clash dies

An elderly man who is injured in a clash during yesterday’s municipality elections in Barguna succumbs to his wounds.

Step down, BNP tells EC

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.

No bar to Ranisankail, Gafargaon municipal polls

The Supreme Court clears way for holding elections to Ranisankail and Gafargaon municipalities of Thakurgaon and Mymensingh districts.

20-party leaders to campaign for candidates of any partner

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.

Atmosphere favourable for municipal polls: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed says the county’s overall situation is favourable for holding the upcoming municipality elections.

Govt creating panic ahead of municipality polls: BNP

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.

Khaleda terms municipal polls stage-managed drama

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia terms the Election Commission worthless and says a drama is going to be staged in the name of municipality elections.

Chandpur AL mayoral aspirant ‘likely to be elected unopposed’

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.

November 28, 2015
November 28, 2015

Municipality polls: Shahjahan to verify BNP nominations

BNP informs the Election Commission that its joint secretary general Md Shahjanan will verify the nomination papers of its prospective mayoral candidates for the municipality polls.

November 27, 2015
November 27, 2015

Mini national polls, mighty excitement in store

The schedules for polls to the 234 municipalities are upon us, as if tip-toeing on a slippery wicket to a sudden grand curtain raiser about to happen.

November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015

BNP to contest municipality polls

BNP decides in principle to participate in the December 30 municipality elections.

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