Union Parishad Chairman

UP chairman, two members suspended over relief rice theft

The Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) Ministry has suspended a Union Parishad chairman in Chattogram and two members in Natore and Narayanganj over allegations of stealing rice allocated by the government for distribution among people as relief amid fallout from coronavirus outbreak.

April 21, 2020
April 21, 2020

ACC sues UP chairman for misappropriating relief rice in Narail

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) today filed a case against a Union Parishad chairman of Perli in Narail for misappropriating 2,550 kg of rice meant for relief.

April 12, 2020
April 12, 2020

UP chairman, two members suspended over relief rice theft

The Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) Ministry has suspended a Union Parishad chairman in Chattogram and two members in Natore and Narayanganj over allegations of stealing rice allocated by the government for distribution among people as relief amid fallout from coronavirus outbreak.

December 23, 2018
December 23, 2018

21 sued over arson attack on Hindu family

At least 21 people, including a former union parishad chairman, were sued over the arson attack on a Hindu family in Takhurgaon Sadar on Friday.

September 23, 2018
September 23, 2018

UP chairman shot dead

A union parishad chairman was shot dead, while his assistant suffered bullet wounds, in Kafra Bazar area of Barishal's Uzirpur upazila, on Friday night.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Puzzling maths

Every month, a union parishad chairman gets only Tk 1,575 as honorarium from the government. He gets another Tk 2,000 from his UP. During his five-year-tenure, he would receive around Tk 2.14 lakh. He does not get any other pay and perks.

March 25, 2016
March 25, 2016

Independents win twice as many as BNP

Independent candidates have won more than double the chairman posts grabbed by BNP-nominated candidates in