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Monday, 31 December 2018 - Imphal Times

Bangladesh: Massive victory for Sheikh Hasina-led grand alliance

By- Siam Sarower Jamil,
Dhaka, Dec. 31,

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Grand alliance has got absolute majority in the 11th national elections of Bangladesh to retain power for the third consecutive term.
She is going to be the longest serving prime Minister of Bangladesh. as she will be the PM for third time in a row and this will be fourth term as PM of Bangladesh.
Out of 299 seats, the results were announced for 298. Of these, the ruling Awami League won 259 constituencies.
Meanwhile, Jatiya Party (H M Ershad) won in 20 constituencies, Independent candidates three, Workers Party (WP) three and Jatiya Samajtanrtik Dal (JSD) and Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh won two seats each.
Besides, Bangladesh Tariqat Federation and Jatiya Party (Manju) won one seat each.
The opposition alliance, Jatiya Oikya Front, won seven seats, of which BNP won five seats and Gono Forum won two seats.
Voting for the 11th parliamentary elections began at 8am and continued till 4pm without any break on Sunday.

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