Election

Dhaka mayors-elect Atiqul, Taposh likely to wait for over three months to take charge
Atiqul Islam and Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh may have to wait as long as for more than three months to take charges after winning the mayoral elections to the Dhaka North and South City Corporations, res ...
EC Secretary Alamgir has no answer to low turnout in Dhaka city polls
The Election Commission secretary has said he will need to do a research to find the reasons behind the low turnout in Dhaka city elections.
Awami League’s ‘boat’ sails to easy win in Dhaka city polls amid dismal turnout
The Awami League’s pickings have won the mayor elections in the two city corporations of Dhaka by massive margins that paled their rivals into insignificance but the dismally low turnout has taken the ...
Atiqul Islam, the Awami League-backed mayor candidate seeking reelection in Dhaka North, makes a victory gesture after casting his ballots at the Nawab Habibullah Model School and College centre in Uttara on Saturday. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove
Atiqul Islam has been re-elected mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation by beating his nearest rival the BNP’s Tabith Awal by a margin of 183,050 votes.
Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, the Awami League-backed mayoral candidate for Dhaka South, spoke to media after casting his vote at Dhanmondi's Kamrunnesa Government Girls High School on Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi
Awami League candidate Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh has been elected the Dhaka South City Corporation mayor with a huge margin amid a low turnout.
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader greets Atiqul Islam and Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh after announcing their names as mayoral candidates for Dhaka city polls on Sunday.
The Awami League’s mayor hopefuls Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh and Atiqul Islam have taken initial lead with the ‘Boat’ symbol in the elections to the Dhaka city corporations.
Forced, fake voting through EVMs in Dhaka city polls!
A woman has said a person in the vote booth forced her to cast her ballot for candidates she did not want to in Dhaka city elections.
CEC predicts less than 30pc turnout in Dhaka city polls
The chief election commissioner foresees a less than 30 percent turnout in the elections to the Dhaka North and South City Corporations.
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