Awami League mayoral candidates were unofficially declared elected in the elections to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) on Saturday.
Ruling party contestant Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh won the DSCC election bagging 424,595 votes. He defeated BNP’s Ishraque Hossain, who polled 236,512, by 188,083 votes.
DSCC Returning Officer Abdul Baten announced the results around 12:38am on Sunday. He said the voter turnout in the DSCC election was 29.002 percent.
In DNCC, AL runner Atiqul Islam got 447,211 votes to defeat Tabith Awal of BNP who polled 264,161 by 183,050 votes.
Returning Officer Abul Kashem announced the results around 2:45am on Sunday. He said the voter turnout was 25.30 percent.