Moon Desk: There were no irregularities in the by-election to Gaibandha-5 constituency of parliament, said Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal on Wednesday (January 4, 2023).
He was talking to journalists after conclusion of vote casting in the by-polls in the afternoon.
The CEC said 35 per cent of the voters cast their ballots in the by-election to Gaibandha-5 seat. The presence of voters was low due to cold wave. However, there were no irregularities in the by-polls.
Earlier, voting in the Gaibandha-5 by-election began at 8:00am which continued till 4:30pm. Like the previous by-election, closed-circuit television cameras were also installed this time to monitor the voting centres.