Dhaka : ioktimes : Bangladesh prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to come for a brand new time period in place of office as her party, Awami League (AL), has registered a landslide victory, Bangladesh’s Election commission mentioned on Monday.
Hasina would end up prime Minister for an unparalleled fourth time period after AL secured win in 259 constituencies of the 300-seat parliament, in line with results released by the Election commission for 298 seats, bdnews24.Com mentioned.
Election commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed has been saying the outcome from the commission headquarters in Dhaka due to the fact the vote casting ended at 4 p.M. (Bangladesh time) on Sunday.
The ruling celebration is followed with the aid of its key ally the Jatiya social gathering at 20.
The BNP (Bangladesh Nationalist occasion), a key ally of the Opposition alliance, has suffered a massive rout with just five seats plus two of its allies in the Jatiya Oikya entrance.
Opposition Oikya entrance chief Kamal Hossain called the polls a ‘farce’ and demanded a fresh vote citing standard polling frauds.
Early signs of the significant margin of the victory for the Awami League have been visible within the race contested by Bangladesh’s prime minister for the Gopalganj-3 seat.
In keeping with the legit outcome announced by means of EC Secretary Ahmed, Hasina got 229,529 votes from the 246,514 voters in the constituency.
The paddy sheaf candidate for the Gopalganj-three set used to be S.M. Zilani, who acquired handiest 123 votes. The turnout at Gopalganj for the race was once ninety three per cent, the EC secretary said.
Bangladesh went to the polls between 8 a.M. And four p.M. On Sunday. Voting was suspended at 22 polling centres because of irregularities.
As a minimum 17 humans had been killed in election violence in 11 districts across the nation.
The Jatiya Oikya entrance rejected the election results and referred to as upon the Election commission to preserve new elections underneath a impartial govt.
The alliance chief Kamal Hossain stated they had received equivalent studies of balloting frauds from close to all voting centres in the nation.
“You have got to cancel this election proper away,” Kamal entreated the EC. “We reject the so-known as results and demand a brand new election beneath a neutral government.”
At least 31 candidates jogging independently or as candidates of the BNP, Jamaat-e-Islami or Jatiya Oikya entrance pulled out of the race halfway.
The Bangladesh govt has made sure the election is participated via all parties, Gowher Rizvi, global affairs adviser to the high minister, has told overseas observers.
In a submit-election briefing at lodge Sonargaon, he claimed the government has additionally ensured free entry for all voters and maintained a “very calm” environment for polls.
“i am pleased due to the fact that we now have kept the promises we made,” he stated.