বুধবার, ২১ অক্টোবর ২০২০, ০৭:২২ পূর্বাহ্ন
Nazrul Islam, Joypurhat : In by-election of Kalai Pourashabhain Joypurhat, the general secretary of Kalai Upazila Awami League and the candidate of Awami League Toufiqul IslamTalukder Belal was elected mayor.
He got 7,561 votes. His nearest candidate, district BNP member and BNP backed candidate Anisur Rahman Talukder got 606 votes and the independent candidate Mamunur Rashid was third. He got 96 votes.Shahidul Islam,district election officer and the returning officerof by-election of Kalai
Pourashabha announced the results from the Kalai Upazila Parishad Hall Room at 6.20 pm on Saturday.
The by-election of Kalai Pourashabhawas held in a peaceful, fair and festive atmosphere, said Shahidul
Islam, the district election officer and returning officer.
Voting was started through EVM system in 9 centers from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday. Total number of voters was 13521in this Pourashabha. Out of them 8,263 voters cast their votes. The voting rate was 61.11 percent.
On the other hand, BNP-backed candidate Anisur Rahman alleged that his agents were kicked out of the polling stations by his rival candidate Taufiqul Islam Talukder Belal’s supporters. Anisur Rahman Talukder announced a boycott of the polls at 12.30 PM on charges of irregularities