AL candidate wins Sirajganj-1 by polls


SIRAJGANJ, Nov 12, 2020 (BSS) – Awami League (AL) backed candidate
has been unofficially elected in the by polls to Sirajganj-1
constituency as the concerned Returning Officer (RO) declared the
result after counting the votes tonight.

AL nominated candidate Tanvir Shakil Joy has been unofficially
elected MP defeating his nearest rival BNP nominated candidate Selim
Reza with huge margin.

Returning Officer (RO) and Sirajganj District Election Officer
(Rajshahi Region) Faridul Islam announced the results after counting
the votes.

Joy bagged 1,88,325 votes while his rival Reza got 468 votes.

A total of 51.76 percent presence of voters was seen at Sirajganj-1
constituency which fell vacant following the death of ruling party
lawmaker Mohammed Nasim on June 13, 2020.

Concerned voters exercised their franchise using electronic voting
machine (EVM).