Chattogram city polls

  • Residents of the port city are voting to elect a new leadership of the Chittagong City Corporation amid concerns over the coronavirus epidemic and election-related violence. Photo: Suman Babu

    Residents of the port city are voting to elect a new leadership of the Chittagong City Corporation amid concerns over the coronavirus epidemic and election-related violence. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Residents of the port city are voting to elect a new leadership of the Chittagong City Corporation amid concerns over the coronavirus epidemic and election-related violence. Photo: Suman Babu

    Residents of the port city are voting to elect a new leadership of the Chittagong City Corporation amid concerns over the coronavirus epidemic and election-related violence. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Residents of the port city are voting to elect a new leadership of the Chittagong City Corporation amid concerns over the coronavirus epidemic and election-related violence. Photo: Suman Babu

    Residents of the port city are voting to elect a new leadership of the Chittagong City Corporation amid concerns over the coronavirus epidemic and election-related violence. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, the Awami League's mayoral candidate in the Chattogram City Corporation election, comes out after casting his ballot at the port city's Bahaddarhat Ekhlashur Rahman Government Primary School on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, the Awami League's mayoral candidate in the Chattogram City Corporation election, comes out after casting his ballot at the port city's Bahaddarhat Ekhlashur Rahman Government Primary School on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • Dr Shahadat Hossain, the BNP's mayoral candidate in the Chattogram City Corporation election, casts his ballot at the Teachers Training College voting centre in West Bakalia's Ward No. 17 on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    Dr Shahadat Hossain, the BNP's mayoral candidate in the Chattogram City Corporation election, casts his ballot at the Teachers Training College voting centre in West Bakalia's Ward No. 17 on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • Dr Shahadat Hossain, the BNP's mayoral candidate in the Chattogram City Corporation election, speaks to reporters after casting his ballot at the Teachers Training College voting centre in West Bakalia's Ward No. 17 on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    Dr Shahadat Hossain, the BNP's mayoral candidate in the Chattogram City Corporation election, speaks to reporters after casting his ballot at the Teachers Training College voting centre in West Bakalia's Ward No. 17 on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • Tensions are running high after clashes erupted between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and rebel councilor candidates in the port city's Lalkhan Bazar ward on the morning of Chattogram City Corporation polls, Jan 27, 2021.

    Tensions are running high after clashes erupted between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and rebel councilor candidates in the port city's Lalkhan Bazar ward on the morning of Chattogram City Corporation polls, Jan 27, 2021.

  • Tensions are running high after clashes erupted between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and rebel councilor candidates in the port city's Lalkhan Bazar ward on the morning of Chattogram City Corporation polls, Jan 27, 2021.

    Tensions are running high after clashes erupted between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and rebel councilor candidates in the port city's Lalkhan Bazar ward on the morning of Chattogram City Corporation polls, Jan 27, 2021.

  • Violence erupts outside the USEP School voting centre in the port city's Ambagan area during the Chittagong City Corporation election on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    Violence erupts outside the USEP School voting centre in the port city's Ambagan area during the Chittagong City Corporation election on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • The mother of Md Alauddin Alam, who was shot dead outside a voting centre during the Chattogram city polls, is overcome with grief upon learning about her son's death, Jan 27, 2021.

    The mother of Md Alauddin Alam, who was shot dead outside a voting centre during the Chattogram city polls, is overcome with grief upon learning about her son's death, Jan 27, 2021.

  • Family members grieve the death of Md Alauddin Alam, who was shot dead outside a voting centre in the port city's Ambagan during the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    Family members grieve the death of Md Alauddin Alam, who was shot dead outside a voting centre in the port city's Ambagan during the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • Family members grieve the death of Md Alauddin Alam, who was shot dead outside a voting centre in the port city's Ambagan during the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    Family members grieve the death of Md Alauddin Alam, who was shot dead outside a voting centre in the port city's Ambagan during the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • Family members grieve the death of Md Alauddin Alam, who was shot dead outside a voting centre in the port city's Ambagan during the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    Family members grieve the death of Md Alauddin Alam, who was shot dead outside a voting centre in the port city's Ambagan during the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • Tensions are running high after clashes erupted between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and rebel councilor candidates in the port city's Lalkhan Bazar ward on the morning of Chattogram City Corporation polls, Jan 27, 2021.

    Tensions are running high after clashes erupted between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and rebel councilor candidates in the port city's Lalkhan Bazar ward on the morning of Chattogram City Corporation polls, Jan 27, 2021.

  • The scene at the port city's Lalkhan Bazar Ward following clashes between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and a rebel councillor candidate amid the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    The scene at the port city's Lalkhan Bazar Ward following clashes between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and a rebel councillor candidate amid the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • The scene at the port city's Lalkhan Bazar Ward following clashes between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and a rebel councillor candidate amid the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    The scene at the port city's Lalkhan Bazar Ward following clashes between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and a rebel councillor candidate amid the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.