Published:  03:01 AM, 14 March 2018

AL's Sangram and JP's Shamim win by-polls

AL's Sangram and JP's Shamim win by-polls BM Farhad Hossain Sangram Shamim Haidar Patwary

Awami League candidate BM Farhad Hossain Sangram has won the by-election of Brahmanbaria-1 (Nasirnagar) with a big margin. Besides, Jatiya Party candidate Barrister Shamim Haidar Patwary has won Gaibandha-1 (Sundarganj) by-polls.

Sangram has bagged 81,386 votes while his nearest rival Jatiya Party's Rezwan Ahmed has got 33,258. Islami Oikya Jote candidate AKM Ashraful Haque has got 568 votes.

Nasirnagar Upazila Nirbahi Officer BM Mashiur Rahman has confirmed this. Meanwhile, Jatiya Party candidate Barrister Shamim Haidar Patwary bagged 78,926 votes while his nearest Awami League candidate Afruza Bari secured 68,913 votes, said returning officer GM Sahatab-uddin. Earlier, the voting started at 8am amid tight security and continued until 4pm without any break.

-AA Correspondent

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