"I think the election that was held in Bangladesh on January 7 this year was the freest, fairest and most neutral since 1975."
Shantanu Majumder, a professor of political science at the University of Dhaka, talks about his thoughts on Bangladesh’s recent national election and its implications on society and opposition parties, in an interview with Afia Jahin of The Daily Star.
Politicians provided a steady supply of obnoxious, potentially title-winning examples
Two polling centres posted a hundred percent voter turnout each in Sunday’s election, while two others recorded a 98 percent turnout, according to Election Commission’s centre-wise data.
Awami League President Sheikh Hasina took oath as the prime minister for the fourth consecutive term and formed government with 37 ministers yesterday.
Jatiyo Party Chairman GM Quader today said JP wants to play the role of an opposition party in the 12th parliament formed through the January 7 national election
Powerful countries, far and near, have shown active interest in Bangladesh’s election and have been polarised in a rather peculiar fashion
Bangladesh now has a new government, determined through an election held on January 7 that was described as “controversial" in well-known international press