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BNP-Jamaat lose for terrorism, corruption: Sheikh Hasina

 Staff Correspondent :: staff-correspondent

 Published: 07:17 PM, 31 December 2018   Updated: 12:00 AM, 1 January 2019

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Awami League President Sheikh Hasina has said that BNP-Jamaat alliance has lost in the 11th parliamentary polls because of terrorism and corruption. The defeated forces can also go to power if they work for the people. People have voted us because they have benefitted from the development.

She was speaking to observers from at least 30 different countries during a view-exchange meeting at her official residence Gono Bhaban this evening.

Hasina said she fought for holding the election in a transparent manner so that people can exercise their voting rights.

She said BNP-Jamaat led alliance has plunged into a setback in the just concluded election as they have indulged in the acts of terrorism and corruption.

The premier also drew the attention of the international observers so that they can play a role form their respective levels to accelerate the repatriation process of the Rohingyas from Bangladesh.

Responding to a question from the foreign journalists, the Prime Minister said the Election Commission is fully independent. The Election Commission will take the decision over infer means allegation in the elections. The government, law enforce men will assist in this matter.

It is to be mentioned that the Awami League secures a landslide victory in the eleventh parliamentary elections held on Sunday (December 30th). The Election Commission announced the results of 298 seats in the private sector. Awami League got 259 seats in it. HM Ershad led Jatiya Party (JAPA) got 20 seats. BNP got five seats Workers Party of Bangladesh got three seats. Jasad, alternative, and Ganoforum got two seats.

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