With the BNP out of the equation, the competition was supposed to be between the ruling Awami League and main opposition Jatiya Party.
The Election Commission recommended punishment for 134 officials involved in Gaibandha-5 by-polls after its probe found their involvement in irregularities and negligence in performing duties.
BNP Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir urges voters to guard every polling station during the December 30 municipal to resist “vote fraud”.
The Supreme Court extends till January 31 its order that had stayed the process for holding Tangail-4 by-polls. It asks High Court to hear and dispose of a rule issued over the nomination of Krishak Shramik Janata League President Abdul Kader Siddique by this time.