• Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022
  • Last Update : 03:32 am

Upazila Parishad polls: 72 aspirants vying in Tangail’s 12 upazilas

  • Published at 01:20 pm January 14th, 2019
Web_ballot-box-Dhaka-Tribune
File photo: A woman putting ballot paper in a ballot box after casting her vote Dhaka Tribune

A total of 72 candidates are all set to race in the local polls of 12 Upazilas in Tangail

Though the race of 11th general election has merely ended, another race of the Upazila Parishad election has begun with much enthusiasm. 

Aspirants seeking posts of chairman, vice-chairman and female vice-chairman have already started their poll campaigns ahead of party nomination.

The hopeful candidates  are announcing their presence in respective electoral areas by hanging up posters and banners. However, when aspirants of ruling Awami League are busy lobbying for nomination, a very few candidates of BNP and other parties can be seen in the field.

A total of 72 candidates are all set to race in polls of the 12 Upazilas in Tangail.

In Tangail’s Dhanbari Upazila, six candidates are contesting in the local polls. They are-

1. Incumbent Chairman and General Secretary of Upazila Unit Awami League Mir Faruk Ahmed Farid

2. President of Upazila Unit Awami League Badiul Alam Manju

3. Former Upazila Chairman Mohammad Ali Kislu

4. Vice-President of Upazila Unit Awami League Harun-ur-Rashid Hira

5. Joint General Secretary of Upazila Unit Awami League Saiful Islam Belal

6. Vice-Chairman Abdul Wadud Talikder Sabuj


In Madhupur Upazila, there are five aspirants vying the election. They are- 

1. Incumbent Chairman and General Secretary of Upazila Unit Awami League Sarwar Alam Khan Abu 

2.President of Upazila Unit Awami League Khandaker Shafiuddin Moni

3.Former Vice-Chairman Dr Mir Farhadul Moni

4.Vice-President of Upazila Unit Awami League Advocate Yakub Ali

5.President of Municipality Unit Awami League Siddique Hossain Khan


There are six candidates in Gopalpur Upazila Parishad race. They are-

1.Incumbent Chairman Yunus Islam Talukder Thandu

2.Former President of Upazila Unit Awami League & Dhopakandi UP Chiarman Abdul Hai

3.Jila Parishad Member (Freedom Fighter) Abdul Quader Talukder   

4. Former President of Upazila Unit Awami League Engineer Khandoker Gias Uddin

5. President of Upazila Krishak League & Alamnagar UP Chairman Prof. Abdul Momen

6.General Secretary of Upazila Unit Awami League Saiful Islam Talukder Suruj


Six candidates are running for polls in Bhuapur Upazila. They are-

1.Incumbent Chairman and Former President of Upazila Unit Awami League advocate Abdul Halim 

2.Convener of Upazila Unit Awami League & Municipality Mayor Masudul Haq Masud

3.Former General Secretary of Upazila Unit Awami League & Former Municipality Mayor Amirul Islam Talukder Bidyut 

4.Incumbent Upazila Vice-Chairman Shahinul Islam Tarafdar Badal

5.Former Chairman of Nikrail Union Parishad Abdul Motaleb Sarker

6.General Secretary of Tangail District Unit Bidyut Shramik League Abdul Latif 


In Ghatail Upazila, there are six aspirants. They are- 

1.Convener of Upazila Unit Awami League Shahidul Islam Lebu

2. Former Joint General Secretary of Upazila Unit Awami League and Former Chairman of Jamuria Union Parishad Shahidul Islam Khan Hesting

3.Incumbent Vice-Chairman Arif Hossain

4.Health Affairs Secretary of District Awami League Bazlul Rahim Ripon

5.Former Chairman of Dholapara Union Parishad Babin Haidar Chowdhury Sadi

6.Former Student Leader Shafiqul Islam Jony


There are five candidates vying polls in Kalihati Upazila. They are-

1. Incumbent Chairman and President of Upazila Unit Awami League Mozaharul Islam Talukder Thandu

2. Former Vice-Chairman and Joint General Secretary of Upazila Unit Awami League Anwar Hossain Molla

3. General Secretary of Upazila Unit Awami League Ansar Ali

4.Dashkia Union Parishad Chairman Abdul Malek Bhuiyan

5.Gohaliabari Union Parishad Chairman Hazrat Ali Talukder


A total of nine candidates are contesting in Tangail Sadar Upazila. They are-

1. Incumbent Chairman and President of Upazila Unit Awami League Advocate Khorshed Alam

2. Joint General Secretary of District Unit Awami League Shajahan Ansari

3.Panel Mayor of Tangail Municipality & Organizing Secretary of District Unit Awami League Saifuzzaman Sohel 

4. General Secretary of Upazila Unit Awami League & Hugra UP Chiarman Tofazzal Hossain Tofa

5.General Secretary of District Unit Jubo League & Former Vice-Chairman Faruk Hossain Manik 

6.Joint General Secretary of Tangail City Unit Awami League & Former President of District Unit Chhatra League Nazmul Huda Nabin

7.Incumbent Vice-Chairman & Shramik League leader Abbas Ali

8.Vice-President of  District Unit Shwecchasebak League Nazmul Hasan

9.Jila Parishad Member Aminul Islam


In Nagarpur upazila, five candidates are contesting in Upazila parishad polls. They are-

1. Incumbent Chairman of BNP Abdus Samad Dulal 

2. General Secretary of Upazila unit Awami League Kudrat Ali

3.Former Chairman of Bangladesh Rural Development Board (BRDB) Humayun Kabir 

4.Fomer General Secretary of Upazila unit Awami League Advocate Multan Uddin

5. Vice-President of Upazila unit Awami League Anisur Rahman Anis


A total of eight candidates are running the Delduar Upazila Parishad race. They are- 

1.Incumbent Chairman of BNP SM Ferdous Ahmed

2. President of Upazila Unit Awami League Fazlul Huq

3. General Secretary of Upazila unit Awami League Lion M Shibli Sadik

4. Vice-Publicity & Publication Secretary of District Unit Awami League Mahmudul Hasan Maruf 

5.Former General Secretary of Upazila Unit Awami League & Atia UP Chairman Sirajul Islam Mallik

6.Jila Parishad member Hamim Kayes Biplob

7.Former Upazila Chairman Matiar Rahman Mia

8.Former Chairman of Elasin UP Golam Kibria


In Mirzapur Upazila, there are six candidates vying for polls. They are- 

1.Incumbent Chairman Mir Enayet Hossain Montu

2. Vice-President of Upazila unit Awami League & President of Hong Kong Unit Awami League Abul Kalam Azad Liton 

3. Joint General Secretary of Upazila Unit Awami League Abu Raihan Siddique

4.Former Chairman of Warshi Union Abdullah Hel Shafi

5. Convener of Upazila Unit Jubo League Shamim Al Mamun

6.President of Upazila Unit Shwecchasebak League Hazi Abul Hossain


Six candidates are contesting in Sakhopur Upazila Parishad race. They are-

1.Incumbent Chairman and General Secretary of Upazila unit Awami League Shawkat Shikder

2.President of Upazila Unit Awami League Kutubuddin Ahmed

3.Vice-President of Upazila Unit Awami League Rafiq-e-Rasel

4.Hatibandha UP Chairman Giasuddin

5.Incumbent Vice-Chairman DM Shariful Islam Shafi 

6. General Secretary of Upazila Sports Association Julfikar Haidar


Finally in Basail Upazila, four candidates are running in Upazila Parishad polls. They are-

1.Incumbent Chairman of BNP Kazi Shahidul Islam

2.President of Upazila Unit Awami League & Former Chairman Kazi Alid Islam

3.General Secretary of Upazila Unit Awami League Motiur Rahman Gaus

4.General Secretary of District Unit Shwecchasebak League Matinuzzaman Khan Shukon


Regarding the Upazila Parishad elections and abundant of Awami League candidates in the race, Zoaherul Islam Zoaher- general secretary of district unit Awami League and newly-elected member of the parliament (MP)- said: “Since Upazila Parishad is a very important place in local government, it is fairly normal that multiple candidates will seek nomination from a large party like Awami League. However, of the hopefuls, nomination will be given only to those who have proven themselves as competent and popular. Awami League will choose candidates who can win the election and serve the masses.”

50
Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail