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Tahsin Bahar Suchona now Cumilla city mayor

Update : 09 Mar 2024, 20:18

Tahsin Bahar Suchona, daughter of Cumilla Sadar Member of Parliament AKM Bahauddin Bahar, has elected as the city corporation mayoral by-polls.

Farhad Hossain, returning officer, announced the unofficial results of the elections this evening at the Zilla School auditorium in the city.

According to the poll officers,  she bagged 48,890 votes defeating her closest contender former Mayor Monirul Haque Sakku by 22,993 votes.

Sakku secured a total of 26,897 votes. Suchona is also the organisational secretary of Cumilla City Awami League (AL).

Cumilla City Corporation included 27 wards and 105 centres in two upazilas - Adarsha Sadar and Sadar Dakshin. 

According to the District Returning Officer's office, there were 242,458 voters in Cumilla City Corporation. 118,282 of them are men, 124,278 are women. and two are hijra voters.

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