Sunday, 30 December 2018

Bangladesh Elections: Voting Poll Ends in Bangladesh, 11 Dead in Violence

Bangladesh Elections: Bangladesh Elections started at 8 o'clock (local time) and ended at 4 o'clock in the evening. Results will be announced within 24 hours.

In a tense election to elect a new government in Bangladesh, voting ended in Sunday, in which at least 11 people were killed in the violence related to elections between allegations of tampered by the ruling Awami League led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was seen as the first voter in the Dhaka Center, from where his nephew and party candidate Fazle Noor Tapasose was the claimant.

"I am always confident about my victory in the elections ... I trust my people and I know they will choose us so that they can get a better life in the future," he said after casting his vote.

Voting in Bangladesh that ended at 4:00 pm, was held between strong security
Critics accuse Sheikh Hasina of totalitarianism, who oppose it Poll estimates that it will receive a third consecutive time and overall 4th record.

At least 12 people were killed in election-related conflicts in Bangladesh after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's sharp attack on opposition, which is expected to win a historic but controversial fourth term.

Bangladesh Police said that three people were shot by the police, while eight others were killed in the clash between the ruling Awami League party and opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) activists.

Schools and colleges of Bangladesh turned into polling booths for a day while before the elections started, people started taking the line to vote.

Violence has stopped voting in some parts of the country. According to media reports, 11 people died. There were dozens of people injured in election related violence.

Jubo League - Youth Branch of Awami League - leader was killed and 10 others injured in clashes between ruling party and opposition BNP supporters in Rangkhati's Kakhkhali.

According to eyewitnesses, posters affecting the "boat" symbol of the ruling party overthrew the "paddy stack" of the main opposition party.

BNP has earlier said that threat and police harassment put their workers away from the campaign and voting process.

Chief Election Commissioner Nurul Huda told reporters, "Except for some untoward incidents, the polling till now was smooth and peaceful ... we can tell you that if you participate in the elections, we can tell you at the end of the day Were."