April 22, 2021, 1:53 pm
Purna Chandra Mondal, Paikgacha (Khulna): Finally, putting an end to all speculations, the incumbent mayor Selim Jahangir got the boat symbol again in the Paikgacha municipality election. The party nominees for the third phase of municipal elections were finalized by the Awami League’s party nomination board on Saturday afternoon.
Dhaka-based Upazila Awami League president and upazila chairman Anwar Iqbal Montu confirmed that Mayor Selim Jahangir has been re-nominated as the party’s candidate for the boat symbol. Meanwhile, the general public, including party leaders and activists in the constituency, are happy that Selim Jahangir has been nominated as the party’s candidate.
After receiving the news, the party leaders and workers distributed sweets in the area.The locals expressed their gratitude to the party chief and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and local MP Alhaj Akhtaruzzaman Babu and all the concerned Nomination Boards, saying that the decision of the party reflected the hopes of the people.
It may be mentioned that in the last two elections, Mayor Selim Jahangir was elected mayor twice in a row by a huge margin of votes. According to the detailed announcement of the Election Commission, the election of Paikgacha Municipality will be held on January 30.