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SCC Election: Shahjahan`s Incredible Vote Bank

He did not have any workers in the election campaign. There were no people to put up posters. He did not walk that way because of lack of financial support. He did everything from the campaign to the polls alone. Poster pasting, leaflet distribution all done alone. Throughout the election campaign, his only vehicle was a bicycle, and he continued ...

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SCC polls: 5 mayor aspirants lose security deposit

Security of five mayoral candidates in Sylhet City Corporation (CCIC) elections is being forfeited. They are losing their security as they did not get one-eighth of the valid votes in the result The mayoral candidates who lost their collateral are Islami Andolan Bangladesh’s Mahmudul Hasan (hand fan), independent candidate Abdul Hanif Kutu (horse), independent candidate Mohammad Chaluddin Rimon (cricket bat), ...

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Attack on the house of the winning councilor in Sylhet

The house and office of Rezwan Ahmed, the newly elected councilor of SCC Ward No 5 of the Sylhet City Corporation elections, was attacked. His sister was injured in the attack. He is currently under treatment in the hospital. On Wednesday (June 21) around 7 pm, the attack took place at his home in Barabazar of the city. Rezwan said, ...

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Amaravati visits Shaheed Smriti Udyan in Sylhet

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   Dr Khurshida Tahmin Shimu and Ahmed Jinnun Dara, of the Sylhet Chapter of Amaravati, said that the Bangladesh Shaheed Smriti Udyan authority has allocated trees on the connecting road for ‘Amaravati’. The news is as good for Amaravati as it is a milestone.  They thanked Colonel Abdus Salam Bir Pratik under whose leadership the memorial ...

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AL mayoral candidate Anwaruzzaman wins Sylhet city polls

Awami League nominated mayoral candidate Md Anwaruzzaman Chowdhury unofficially won the Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) on Wednesday. According to the results in 190 polling centres, Md Anwaruzzaman Chowdhury (boat) got 1, 18, 614 votes while his nearest contender Jatiya Party’s Md Nazrul Islam (plough) bagged 50, 321 votes in the SCC mayoral election. Earlier in the day, the voting for ...

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‘Boat’ leading in Sylhet, Rajshahi city elections

Voting in Sylhet and Rajshahi City Corporations ended on Wednesday (June 21, 2023). Earlier, voting began at 8:00am through the electronic voting machines (EVMs). The Election Commission (EC) monitored the voting at all centres on closed-circuit television cameras. The unofficial results from 90, out of 190 centres, in Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) have been declared. The results show that Awami ...

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Agents barred from coming polling centres: JaPa candidate

Jatiya Party (JaPa) mayoral candidate Nazrul Islam Babul alleged that his agents are being barred from coming to the polling stations. Nazrul Islam, who cast his vote at Ananda Niketon centre around 9:30am on Wednesday, alleged that his agents are barred from entering polling stations and some were forced to leave the centres. Some people, who are not polling agent, ...

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Man found dead in Sylhet tea garden

Police recovered the body of a man from Malnicherra Tea Garden at Chowkidekhi area of Sylhet city on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Shamim Kazi, 34, a resident of the tea garden area. Quoting locals, Airport Police Station sub-inspector Abdul Aziz said locals saw the body in the garden when they went there to work and informed police. ...

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Mother’s body found in Sunamganj floodwater, 2 children missing

The body of a woman, who along with her two children was swept away in floodwater, has been recovered from Chhayar Haor in Shalla upazila of Sunamganj district on Tuesday morning. The deceased was Durlav Rani Das, 30, and the two missing children are Jaba Rani Das, 7, and Vijay Das, 5. Sunamganj Fire Service and Civil Defense officials said ...

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Mother, 2 children swept away in Sunamganj floodwater

A woman and her two children have gone missing after floodwaters swept them away in Sunamganj’s Shalla upazila. The incident took place around 7:30pm on Monday under a bridge near Shalla Government College. The missing are Durlav Rani Das, 30, and her two children Joba Rani Das, 7, and Bijoy Das, 5. According to the witnesses, the woman alongwith her ...

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