Municipal Election in Bangladesh 2015

Unofficial results for mayoral positions of 227 posts have so far been announced. Bangladesh Awami League (AL) won 177, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) – 22, Jatiya Party (JP)-1 and others – 25. BNP-led 20 parties alliance rejected municipal polls 2015 results. Voting  took accross Bangladesh at around 3,500 centres simultaneously on December 30, 2015.


Votes casting began in first ever partisan elections to 234 municipalties across Bangladesh  on Wednesday morning December 30, 2015. The voters can cast his or her vote from 8:00am to 4:00pm from the voting center under his/her voting area.

Municipal Election updates accross Bangladesh

A man was killed Wednesday when supporters of 2 councillor candidates traded gunshots in Satkania upazila, Chittagong.

At least 10 people including an election official have been injured after AL supporters clashed with Police deployed at a polling station in Barguna Municipality.municipal election 2015 voting

2 Journalists  of ATN News  Sourav Habib and Rabiul Islam have been detained in Rajshahi for trying to enter a BGB camp without legal permission.


There are 1,223 aspirants for mayoral posts and 9798 candidates for councillors posts fielded nomination papers to contest forMunicipal Elections to mayoral positions in Bangladesh municipal polls.Bangladesh election commission logo

The number of candidates for councillors position for the reserved seat for women is 2, 668.

The Election Commission has set December 30, 2015 for voting in 235 municipalities, for the first time on the party-line nomination for the position of mayors.

The ruling AL party has fielded candidates in all the 235 municipalities while a large number of rebel candidates have also submitted nomination papers. Awami League warned the rebel candidates for disciplinary actions.

Bangladesh Nationalist Party BNP  has chosen 232 candidates for the mayoral post
s and they would also have to face rebels in a number of municipalities in different division.

Bangladesh arranged 9 municipal polls respectively in the year 1973, 1977, 1984, 1989, 1993, 1999, 2004, 2008 (9 only) and 2010-11.

This is the first time the Bangladesh election commission has involved political parties in the local government Municipal  election.

 



The Awami League Office Secretary Abdus Sobhan Golap submitted the list of Awami Leagure 236 candidates for the post of mayor in 236 municipal elections to EC Joint Secretary Jesmine Tulion on December 3, 2015.

Abdus Sobhan Golap  later told media that 3 of the 236 municipalities going to the polls on December 30, 2015  because of a court order.

The AL candidates list had been approved by party president Sheikh Hasina, according to Abdus Sobhan Golap.
Ballot Box for Municipal election 2016

December 3, 2015 was the last date for submission of nominations for Bangladesh’s first-ever local government election on party lines.

Division District Municipalities elected mayor 
Barisal Division Barisal District

Municipal Election

Gaurnadi Municipality Mayor…
Muladi Municipality Mayor…
Bakerganj Municipality Mayor…
Mehendiganj Municipality Mayor…
Banaripara Municipality Mayor..
Wazirpur Municipality Mayor..
Barguna District

Municipal Election

Barguna Municipality Mayor..
Pathorghata Municipality Mayor..
Amtali Municipality Mayor..
Betagi Municipality Mayor..
Bhola District

Municipal Election

Bhola Municipality Mayor..
Lalmohon Municipality Mayor..
Char Fasson Municipality Mayor..
Burhanuddin Municipality Mayor..
Daulatkhan Municipality Mayor..
Jhalokati District Jhalokati Municipality Mayor..
Nalchity Municipality Mayor..
Patuakhali District

Municipal Election

Patuakhali Municipality Mayor..
Galachipa Municipality Mayor..
Bauphal Municipality Mayor..
Kolapara Municipality Mayor..
Kuakata Municipality Mayor..
Pirojpur District Pirojpur Municipality Mayor..
Swarupakathi Municipality Mayor..
Mathbaria Municipality Mayor..
Bhandaria Municipality Mayor..
Chittagong Division Bandarban District Bandarban Municipality Mayor..
Lama Municipality Mayor..
Chittagong District Patia Municipality Mayor..
Baraiyarahata Municipality Mayor..
Mirsharai Municipality Mayor..
Sitakunda Municipality Mayor..
Raujan Municipality Mayor..
Rangunia Municipality Mayor..
Banashkhali Municipality Mayor..
Satkania Municipality Mayor..
Chandanaish Municipality Mayor..
Fatickchari Municipality Mayor..
Nazirhat Municipality Mayor..
Sandwip municipalities
Boalkhali Municipality Mayor..
Plain Township
Cox’s Bazar District

Municipal Election

Cox’s Bazar Municipality Mayor..
Chakaria Municipality Mayor..
Maheshkhali Municipality Mayor..
Teknaf Township
Khagrachari District Khagrachhari Municipality Mayor..
Ramgarh municipalities
Matiranga Municipality Mayor..
Rangamati Hill District Rangamati Municipality Mayor..
Baghaichari Municipality Mayor..
Brahmanbaria District

Municipal Election

Brahmanbaria Municipality Mayor..
Nabinagara Municipality Mayor..
Akhaura Municipality Mayor..
Kasba Municipality Mayor..
Chandpur District

Municipal Election

Chandpur Municipality Mayor..
Hajiganj Municipality Mayor..
Kachua Municipality Mayor..
Chengaracara Municipality Mayor..
Matlab Municipality Mayor..
Shahrasti Municipality Mayor..
Faridganj Municipality Mayor..
Comilla District Laksham Municipality Mayor..
Daudakandi Municipality Mayor..
Chandina Municipality Mayor..
Homna Municipality Mayor..
Debidwar Municipality Mayor..
Chauddagram Municipality Mayor..
Nangalakota Municipality Mayor..
Barura Municipality Mayor..
Feni District

Municipal Election

Feni Municipality Mayor..
Dagarbhuiyan Municipality Mayor..
Chhagalnaiya Municipality Mayor..
Lakshmipur District Lakshmipur Municipality Mayor..
Raipur Municipality Mayor..
Ramganj Municipality Mayor..
Ramgoti Municipality Mayor..
Noakhali District

Municipal Election

Noakhali Municipality Mayor..
Chaumohani Municipality Mayor..
Chatkhil Municipality Mayor..
Bose Hat Municipality Mayor..
Kabirhat Municipality Mayor..
Sonaimuri Municipality Mayor..
Senbagh Municipality Mayor..
Hatia Municipality Mayor..
Dhaka Division Dhaka District

Municipal Election

Savar Municipality Mayor..
Dohar Municipality Mayor..
Dhamrai Municipality Mayor..
Gazipur District Tongi Municipality Mayor..
Gazipur Municipality Mayor..
Sreepur Municipality Mayor..
Kaliganj Municipality Mayor..
Manikganj District Manikganj Municipality Mayor..
Singair Municipality Mayor..
Munshiganj District Munshiganj Municipality Mayor..
Mirakadima Municipality Mayor..
Narsingdi District Narsingdi Municipality Mayor..
Madhabdi Municipality Mayor..
Ghorashal Municipality Mayor..
Monohordy Municipality Mayor..
Shibpur Municipality Mayor..
Raipur Municipality Mayor..
Narayanganj District Sonargaon Municipality Mayor..
Tarabo Municipality Mayor..
Kanchan Municipality Mayor..
Araihazar Municipality Mayor..
Gopaladi Municipality Mayor..
Faridpur District

Municipal Election

Faridpur Municipality Mayor..
Breaches of the Municipality Mayor..
Boalmari Municipality Mayor..
Nagarkanda Municipality Mayor..
Gopalganj District Gopalganj Municipality Mayor..
Kotalipara Municipality Mayor..
Tungipara Municipality Mayor..
Muksudpur Municipality Mayor..
Madaripur District Madaripur Municipality Mayor..
Shibchar Municipality Mayor..
Kalkini Municipality Mayor..
Rajoir Municipality Mayor..
Rajbari District Rajbari Municipality Mayor..
Pangsha Municipality Mayor..
Goalanda Municipality Mayor..
Shariatpur District Shariatpur Municipality Mayor..
Damudya Municipality Mayor..
Naria Municipality Mayor..
Jazeera Municipality Mayor..
Bhedarganj Municipality Mayor..
Gosairhat Municipality Mayor..
Khulna Division Khulna District Paikgacha Municipality Mayor..
Bagerhat District Bagerhat Municipality Mayor..
Mongla Port Municipality Mayor..
Morrelgonj Municipality Mayor..
Chuadanga District Chuadanga Municipality Mayor..
Dir Municipality Mayor..
Darshana Municipality Mayor..
Jibannagar Municipality Mayor..
Jessore District Jessore District
Jessore Municipality Mayor..
Noapara Municipality Mayor..
Tiger neighborhood municipalities
Chaugachha Municipality Mayor..
Keshabpur Municipality Mayor..
Benapol Municipality Mayor..
Jhenaidaha District Jhenaidaha Municipality Mayor..
Harinakunda Municipality Mayor..
Kaliganj Municipality Mayor..
Kotchandpur Municipality Mayor..
Moheshpur Municipality Mayor..
Shailakupa Municipality Mayor..
Kushtia District Kushtia municipalities
Khoksha Municipality Mayor..
Kumarkhali Municipality Mayor..
Mirpur Municipality Mayor..
Magura District Magura Municipality Mayor..
Meherpur District Meherpur Municipality Mayor..
Gangni Municipality Mayor..
Narail District Narail Municipality Mayor..
Kalia Municipality Mayor..
Lohagara Municipality Mayor..
Satkhira District Satkhira Municipality Mayor..
Kolaroa Municipality Mayor..
Mymensingh Division Jamalpur District Jamalpur Municipality Mayor..
Sarishabari Municipality Mayor..
Islampur Municipality Mayor..
Dewanganj Municipality Mayor..
Melandaha Municipality Mayor..
Madarganj Municipality Mayor..
Mymensingh District Mymensingh Municipality Mayor..
Gaffargaon Municipality Mayor..
Trishal Municipality Mayor..
Muktagasa Municipality Mayor..
Ishwarganj Municipality Mayor..
Valuka Municipality Mayor..
Gauripur Municipality Mayor..
Phulpur Municipality Mayor..
Fulbaria Municipality Mayor..
Nandail Municipality Mayor..
Netrokona District Netrokona Municipality Mayor..
Mohonganj Municipality Mayor..
Durgapur Municipality Mayor..
Kendua Municipality Mayor..
Madan Municipality Mayor..
Sherpur District Sherpur Municipality Mayor..
Nalitabari Municipality Mayor..
Nakla Municipality Mayor..
Sreebordi Municipality Mayor..
Rangpur Division Rangpur District Badarganj Municipality Mayor..
Haragachh Municipality Mayor..
Dinajpur District Dinajpur Municipality Mayor..
Berhampur Municipality Mayor..
Birganj Municipality Mayor..
Setabganj Municipality Mayor..
Fulbari Municipality Mayor..
Parbatipur Municipality Mayor..
Hakimpur Municipality Mayor..
Ghoraghat Municipality Mayor..
Birol Municipality Mayor..
Gaibandha District Gaibandha Municipality Mayor..
Gobindaganj Municipality Mayor..
Sundarganj Municipality Mayor..
Palashbari Municipality Mayor..y
Kurigram District Kurigram Municipality Mayor..
Nageshwari Municipality Mayor..
Ulipur Municipality Mayor.. y
Nilphamari District Nilphamari Municipality Mayor..
Saidpur Municipality Mayor..
Domar Municipality Mayor..
Jaldhaka Municipality Mayor..y
Panchagarh District Panchagarh Municipality Mayor..
Boda Municipality Mayor..
Thakurgaon District Thakurgaon Municipality Mayor..
Peerganj Municipality Mayor..
Ranishankail Municipality Mayor..
Lalmonirhat District Lalmonirhat Municipality Mayor..
Patgram Municipality Mayor..
Rajshahi Division Rajshahi District Godagari Municipality Mayor..
Kakanahata Municipality Mayor..
Tanore Municipality Mayor..
Mundumala Municipality Mayor..
Katakhali Municipality Mayor..
Naohata Municipality Mayor..
Keshor Municipality Mayor..
Bhabaniganj Municipality Mayor..
Taherpur Municipality Mayor..
Durgapur Municipality Mayor..
Puthiya Municipality Mayor..
Charghat Municipality Mayor..
Bagha Municipality Mayor..
Arani Municipality Mayor..
Natore District Natore Municipality Mayor..
Naldanga Municipality Mayor..
Singra Municipality Mayor..
Gurdaspur Municipality Mayor..
Gopalpur Municipality Mayor..
Natore District Natore Municipality Mayor..
Naldanga Municipality Mayor..
Singra Municipality Mayor..
Gurdaspur Municipality Mayor..
Gopalpur Municipality Mayor..
Naogaon District Naogaon Municipality Mayor..
Dhamuirahata Municipality Mayor..
Nazirpur Municipality Mayor..
Bogra District Bogra Municipality Mayor..
Nandigram Municipality Mayor..
Dhunat Municipality Mayor..
Darshan Municipality Mayor..
Dhupchanchia Municipality Mayor..
Sonatala Municipality Mayor..
Kahalu Municipality Mayor..
Santahara Municipality Mayor..
Sariakandi Municipality Mayor..
Shibgonj Municipality Mayor..
Sherpur Municipality Mayor..
Joypurhat Municipality Mayor..
Joypurhat District Joypurhat Municipality Mayor..
Panchbibi Municipality Mayor..
Kalai Municipality Mayor..
Akkelpur Municipality Mayor..
Pabna District Pabna Municipality Mayor..
Atgharia Municipality Mayor..
Chatmohar the Municipality Mayor..
Bhangura Municipality Mayor..
Ishwardi Municipality Mayor..
Sathiya Municipality Mayor..
Bhera Municipality Mayor..
Sujanagar Municipality Mayor..
Sirajganj District Sirajganj Municipality Mayor..
Shahzadpur Municipality Mayor..
Raiganj Municipality Mayor..
Ullahpara Municipality Mayor..
Kazipur Municipality Mayor..
Belkuchi Municipality Mayor..
Sylhet Division Sylhet District Gopalganj Municipality Mayor..
Biyanibazar Municipality Mayor..
Kanaighat Municipality Mayor..
Jakiganja Municipality Mayor..
Habiganj District Habiganj Municipality Mayor..
Shaistaganj Municipality Mayor..
Nabiganj Municipality Mayor..
Madhabpur Municipality Mayor..
Chunarughat Municipality Mayor..
Ajmiriganj Municipality Mayor..
Moulvibazar District Moulvibazar Municipality Mayor..
Sreemangal Municipality Mayor..
Borolekha Municipality Mayor..
Kulaura Municipality Mayor..
Kamalganj Municipality Mayor..
Sunamganj District Sunamganj Municipality Mayor..
Chattak Municipality Mayor..
Jagannathpur Municipality Mayor..
Derai Municipality Mayor..

 

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