Nur Uddin wins Lakshmipur-2 seat by huge margin
Published: 09:41 PM, 21 June 2021
Advocate Nur Uddin Chowdhury Nayan; File Photo
District Awami League general secretary Advocate Nur Uddin Chowdhury Nayan has been elected unofficially in the by-election of Lakshmipur-2 constituency of ousted MP Kazi Shahid Islam Papul, who was convicted in Kuwait. He won the seat by a huge margin of 122,547 votes with the boat symbol.
His nearest rival Sheikh Fayez Ullah Shipon of the Jatiya Party got 1,008 votes with the plow symbol.
District Returning Officer Md. Dulal Talukdar announced the results unofficially at 8:30 pm on Monday.
According to the district election office, there are 136 polling stations in the Lakshmipur-2 constituency. Around 246,064 were male voters and 198,299 were female voters.
Earlier, EVM voting started from 8 am till 4 pm in the Lakshmipur-2 constituency.