BNP wins Bogura-6 by-polls

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

BNP candidate Golam Mohammad Siraj unofficially declared elected in the by-election to Bogura-6 constituency celebrates his win in Sutrapur on Monday. Photo: Prothom Alo

BNP candidate Golam Mohammad Siraj was unofficially declared elected in the by-election to Bogura-6 constituency on Monday, UNB reports.

Siraj bagged 89,742 votes while his nearest rival T Zaman Niketa of Awami League polled 32,297, according to unofficial results of all the 141 centres.

Earlier, voting in the by-polls began at 9:00am and continued till 5:00pm without any break using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).

The constituency was declared vacant as BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, who was elected from the parliamentary seat in the 30 December general election, did not take oath as MP within the 90 days from the date of the first meeting of parliament.

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