AL's Rubel Bhat wins Raipur Municipality polls
Published : Sunday, 28 February, 2021 at 9:50 PM Count : 312
Awami League-backed Gias Uddin Rubel Bhat won the mayoral race in Raipur municipal election in Lakshmipur.
Gias Uddin Rubel Bhat bagged 8,402 votes, while his nearest BNP nominated candidate ABM Zilani got 1,441 votes, and Jamat-e Islami backed retired professor Monir Ahmed got 307 votes.
Gias Uddin Rubel Bhat is a member of the youth and sports sub-committee of the central Awami League.
District election officer declared the unofficial results of the election on Sunday evening after counting votes by electronic voting machines (EVMs).
Other mayoral candidates were Abdul Khaleq of Bangladesh Islami Andolan, independent candidate and Sramik League leader Masud Uddin and suspended Awami League leader Md Nasir Uddin Sagir.
Earlier, on Sunday morning, voting began by using EVMs at 8:00am in 9 polling centres under nine wards of the municipality with 23,631 voters and continued till 4:00 pm without any break.
On the other hand, Abu Naser Babu of Ward-1, Mahbubur Rahman Rizvi of Ward-2, Yusuf Hossain of Ward-3, Anwar Hossain Bahar of Ward-4, Zakir Hossain Noman of Ward-5, Aynul Kabir Monir of Ward-6, Mehdi Hasan Sishir of Ward-7, Md Abul Hossain of Ward-9 and Rubel Pradhania of Ward-9 have been elected as councilors.
Nazma Ara Moni, Ferdousi Akter Swapna and Shamsun Nahar Lily have been elected as reserve councilors.