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AL conquers in Sylhet as Oikyafront got one seat

Sylhet CorrespondentDaily-Bangladesh.com
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People of Sylhet have placed their trust in Awami League’s Boat symbol to maintain the continuation of the development in 11th parliamentary elections. In the elections held on Sunday, Awami League candidates won five out of six parliamentary seats in Sylhet.

In Sylhet-1 seat, Boat’s candidate Dr AK Abdul Momen unofficially won by a huge margin with getting 3,01,002 votes while his nearest Paddy Sheath candidate Khandokar Abdul Muktadir got 1,21,019 votes.

In Sylhet-2 seat, there was no candidate from Awami League, so Jatiya Party from the Grand Alliance contested from this seat. Rising Sun symbol of the Gonoforum won this seat by defeating the Plough symbol. Rising Sun symbol’s Jatiya Oikyafront of Gonoforum leader Mokabbir Khan got 67,420 votes while independent candidate of Coconut symbol got 30,449 votes.

In Sylhet-3 seat, Awami League candidate Mahmudus Samad Chowdhury defeated BNP candidate Shafi Ahmad Chowdhury. Mahmudus Samad got 1,77,507 votes and Shafi Ahmed got 79,865 votes.

In Sylhet-4 seat, Awami League’s Imran Ahmed defeated BNP’s Dildar Hossain Selim. Imran Ahmed got 2,23,677 votes and Selim got 92,473 votes.

In Sylhet-5 seat, Boat symbol candidate Hafiz Ahmad Majumdar unofficially won by getting 2,07,191 votes while his nearest candidate BNP’s 20-party alliance Jamiate Ulamaye Islam Bangladesh’s Obaidullah Faruk got 1,38,960 votes.

In Sylhet-6 seat, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid again won by getting 1,96,015 votes while his nearest BNP’s candidate Foysal Ahmad Chowdhury got 1,08,089 votes.


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