The Bangladesh Ruling Party Awami League aiming to form Government for 3rd consecutive term ,which is unprecedented in the history of Bangladesh’s . But The Election credibility is in question by allegations of gross irregularities, ballot stuffing,closing down polls before the official ending time , even filled ballot boxes in polling center before Pool started . However before the election various National and International survey suggested Sheikh Hasina Lead Government will form the next government in a fair election . But activity of Ruling party men in Polling station reflected the lack of trust in Voters and attitude to prevent voters to cast their votes,What is A constitutional rights of every citizen . Many Awami league ordinary supporter was unable to cast vote . Nobody wanted a election like this from the most popular political party of Bangladesh . Why deprive citizen rights to Manipulate a election you supposed to win ?
BNP Lead Alliance
|Percentage of Popularity is Previous Election|| |
|Bangladeshi General Election, 1991||30.08%||30.81%|
|Bangladeshi General Election, 1996||37.4 %||33.6 %|
|Bangladeshi general election, 2001||40.02||41.40|
|Bangladeshi general election, 2008||49.0%||33.2%|
In response of some irregularity Opposition demands new vote and described the pools as “farcical” . The Bangladesh Election Commission told Reuters news agency that it had heard vote-rigging allegations from “across the country” and would investigate.
Sheikh Hasina wins new term as Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Ms Hasina told the BBC on Friday: “On the one hand, they are placing allegations. On the other hand, they are attacking our party workers, leaders. That is the tragedy in this country.”Election violence claims 17 lives so far hurt, 9 held in 22 incidents of violence in 12 district.
In 2008 Awami League-led 14-party grand alliance formed the government after getting 263 seats out of 300 ,the opposition BNP alliance got 32 parliamentary seat . This 11th parliamentary election AL alliance gained 281 from 300 & only six for BNP alliance .
PM Sheikh Hasina denies accusations of rigged vote
After the ection day in a press breafing before foreign journalists and election observers , PM said the accusation of Rigging vote around the country is false .
” It’s a good opportunity for me to continue the development of the country because economic development is very, very important for our country. What we have done the last 10 years, now people are getting the fruit of this development, also they are getting better lives day by day. And we must be hopeful that in the next tenure, it will improve more “