Election campaign gains momentum in Netrakona

NETRAKONA, With five days left, electioneering campaign for the upcoming parliamentary election for all the five constituencies of the district has reached its peak as all the candidates are passing their busy times to woo the voters.

The candidates of different political parties including Awami League (AL)

and Bangladesh Nationalist party (BNP) are seen conducting campaigns with

posters and leaflets to convince the voters for casting votes in favor of the

candidates from early morning to midnight.

The contestants accompanied by their party workers, leaders and supporters

are seen meeting voters, exchanging greetings with them and seeking their


Meanwhile, all the five constituencies of Netrakona district got a new

look with posters, banners and festoons of different candidates.

District election office sources said, a total of 26 candidates are on the

election race for all the five constituencies in the district for the

upcoming national election scheduled to be held on December 30.

Talking to this BSS correspondent, many of the voters said main competition

is likely to be taken place between the candidates of Bangladesh Awami League

and BNP in all the constituencies.

In Netrakona1 (DurgapurKalmakanda) constituency, there are five

candidates. But, the issue of main competition between AL candidate and

social worker Manu Mojumder and BNP candidate Barrister Kaiser Kamal is being


In Netrakona2 (BarhattaNetrakona Sader) constituency, six candidates are

contesting for the seat. But, the main completion would be taken place

between AL candidate, renowned freedom fighter and senior political leader

Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru and BNP candidate Dr. Anwarul Haque.

In Netrakona3 (KenduaAtpara) constituency, six candidates are on

election race for the seat. But, contest would be held between AL candidate

and AL central leader Asim Kumar Ukil and BNP candidate Rafdiqul Islam


In Netrakona4 (MohanganjKhaliajuryModan), four candidates including AL

incumbent MP and social worker Rebeka Momin and BNP candidate Tahmina Jaman

are contesting for the seat.

In Netrakona 5 (Purbadhala) constituency, there are five candidates are

contesting in the constituency. The main competition would be taken place

between AL incumbent MP freedom fighter Waresat Husain Belal BirPratik and

BNP candidate Abu Taher Talukder.

Deputy Commissioner and also retuning officer of Netrakona district Main

ULIslam told BSS here today that congenial election atmosphere is now

prevailing in all the five constituencies of the district.

He also informed that all the officials including election officers,

executive magistrates, judicial officers and members of all the lawenforcing

agencies rendering service for holding the upcoming national polls in a free,

fair and peaceful manner.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)