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Rezaul Karim Chowdhury new mayor of CCC

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Published: 08:24, 28 January 2021   Update: 08:27, 28 January 2021
Rezaul Karim Chowdhury new mayor of CCC

Awami League mayoral candidate M Rezaul Karim Chowdhury has won a landslide victory in the Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) election.

According to the election results, Rezaul got 3,69,248 votes while BNP mayoral candidate Dr Shahadat Hossain bagged only 52,489 votes.

Returning Officer (RO) Md Hasanuzzaman announced the results from the control room on the MA Aziz Stadium premises on Wednesday midnight.

There are 19,38,706 voters -- 992,033 male and 946,670 female ones -- under 41 wards of the Chattogram City Corporation. The polling was held at 4,886 polling booths in 735 centres.

A total of 5,902 presiding and assistant presiding officers and 10,261 polling officers were appointed for holding the election with EVMs.

Election Commission Senior Secretary Md Alamgir said that Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) election was held in a peaceful manner except some stray incidents in two centres.