May 26, 2024

BSS, MYMENSINGH:  Awami League nominee Nilufar Anjum Poppy won the Mymensingh-3 (Gauripur) constituency with boat symbol in unofficial results after re-polling in the previously postponed Bhalukapur High School centre today.

She bagged 1,295 votes in the centre while her nearest contestant independent candidate Somnath Saha got only 355 votes as presiding officer of the centre Prof Mosharraf Hossain announced the results after voting held between 8am and 4pm today.

Including the votes of this centre, Poppy secured total 54,491 votes while Somnath Saha got 52,566 votes with Truck symbol.

In the 12th Jatiya Sangsad election, out of 11 constituencies in Mymensingh district, AL got five seats while independent candidates won rest of the seats.

Polling in Bhalukapur High School centre was postponed on charge of irregularities on January 7 general elections. AL candidate Poppy led the constituency by 985 votes after the completion of vote counting in the rest of the centres on that day.

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