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Khaleda Zia says election “not acceptable”

Khaleda  Zia says election “not acceptable”
 

DHAKA: Ex-Bangladesh premier Khaleda Zia said Wednesday elections in which she lost by a landslide were “not acceptable”, according to a broadcast on national television.

“I thank the chief election commissioner for implementing a stage-managed election. This election is not acceptable to the BNP,” said Zia during a short address broadcast […]

By |December 31st, 2008|Bangladesh, Politics|5 Comments

Election : Brief Post Update

Election : Brief Post Update

Ajoy Roy

Dear muktomonas,  

Here is the latest election update. The Grand Alliance: led by AL has further consolidated its position in the ensuing Parliament by securing 263 seats, more than three-fourth of the total seats (300). It is a astounding as well as astonishing victory in deed in the history […]

By |December 31st, 2008|Bangladesh, Politics|6 Comments

Birth of a new Bangladesh: Joy Bangla

Birth of a new Bangladesh: Joy Bangla

Biplab Pal

 

Although today I am overtly delighted with landslide victory of progressive force of Bangladesh, I shared same anxiety of secular people of Bangladesh ever since, I was introduced to Bangladesh eforums late back in 2004, when there was a hue and cry among rank and files of secular […]

By |December 30th, 2008|Bangladesh, Politics|10 Comments

How would Khaleda Zia react to peoples’ verdict?

 

An election Post script

How would Khaleda Zia react to peoples’ verdict?

A.H. Jaffor Ullah

 

 

The election for the 9th Parliament was held on December 29, 2008 in presence of thousands of outside observers.  The caretaker government, which took power on January 11, 2007 through army backing, must be congratulated for a job well-done.  This caretaker government […]

By |December 30th, 2008|Bangladesh, Politics|5 Comments

MohaJot is heading towards a big election victory

Awami League is heading towards a big election victory

Ajoy Roy

 

Dear muktomonas,

Here is the latest election update. The Great alliance led by Aami League is heading towards a big election victory. The alliance has already obtained absolute majority in the parliament seats to form a new government. Here is the latest election result:

 

Grand […]

By |December 30th, 2008|Bangladesh, Politics|3 Comments

Which alliance may come out victorious in this B’desh election?

 

Which alliance may come out victorious in this B’desh election?

A.H. Jaffor Ullah

Living in America it gets very difficult to know the voters’ sentiment.  And an abbreviated campaign season also added uncertainty to making a prediction.  Thus, I relied more on Bangladesh media to receive information and to know which party might secure more seats in […]

By |December 29th, 2008|Bangladesh, Politics|4 Comments

BD General Election and the shakened Minorities

BD General Election and the shakened Minorities

Ajoy Roy

Dear Muktomonas  

The next general election is set on December 29, 2008. Members of the Minority community which includes religious as well as ethnic are suffering from sense of nervousness, uncertainty & uneasiness. They are afraid of going to the polling booths as the events of 2001 […]

By |December 28th, 2008|Bangladesh, Human Rights, Politics|3 Comments
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