Dhaka. 11 people died in electoral violence in Bangladesh during polling for General Elections amid allegations of rigging by the ruling Awami League. Polling started at 8 o’clock in the local time and continued till 4 PM. Results will be announced within 24 hours.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina first voted in the capital Dhaka. Hasina’s relative and party MP Fazle Noor Tapas is contesting from this seat. After casting the vote, Hasina said, “I am always confident of our victory in the election … I am convinced of my people and I know they will choose us so that they can get a better future.”
While on the one hand, The fourth time, She is contesting for the post of Prime Minister, while on the other hand, her last rival in jail and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia’s future seems to be hanging in the balance. According to the information, Jia is partly paralyzed.
All schools and colleges in Bangladesh have been made the polling station for Sunday. People started queuing up at the centers before the polling began at 8 in the morning. Meanwhile, there have been electoral violence in various places in the country and 11 people are reported to have died in the media. There have been dozens of people injured in electoral violence.
According to the news of ‘Bdnews24’, a leader of the Jubo League was killed in the clash between ruling Awami League and opposition BNP supporters in Rangamati’s house and 10 others were injured. ‘Jubo League’ is the young branch of the Awami League.