31 opposition candidates boycott polls alleging vote rigging

Several independent candidates, including Salma Islam from Dhaka 1 and Imran H Sarker of Kurigram-4, withdrew their candidacy from the polls.

Voting began at 8 am and ended at 4 pm on Sunday amid sporadic violence and clashes across Bangladesh.

Other candidates who pulled out their races were Andaleeve Rahman Partho from Dhaka-17, Abu Hena from Rajshahi-4, Rakibul Islam Bokul from Khulna-3, Azizul Bari Helal from Khulna-4, Amir Ezaz Khan from Khulan-1, Golam Porwar from Khluna-5, Abul Kalam Azad from Khulna-6, Romana Morshed Kanak Chapa from Sirajganj-1, Rumana Mahmud from Sirajganj-2, Abdul Mannan Talukder from Sirajganj-3, Rafiqul Islam Khan  from Sirajganj-4, Amirul Islam Khan from Sirajganj-5, AHM Khalequzzaman from Mymensing-8, Fahim Chowdhury from Sherpur-2, Mahmudul Haque Rubel from Sherpur-3, Abdul Khaleque from Shatkhira-2, Gazi Nazrul Islam from Shatkhira-4, Milton Baidya from Madaripur-2, Al Amin Molla from Madaripur-2, Anisur Rahman Talukder from Madaripur-3, AEM Khalilur Rahman from Joypurhat-2, ASM Muktadir Titas Mustafa from Joypurhat-2, Md Sheikh Masud Rana from Bagerhat-1, MA Salam from Bagerhat-2, Mohammad Abdul Wadud Sheikh from Bagerhat-3, Md Abdul Alim from Bagerhat-4,  Joynal Abedin also known as VP Jonal from Feni-2, Munshi Rafiqul Islam from Feni-1, Akbar Hossain from Feni-3  Md Majedur Rahman from Gaibandha-1, Mihir Ghosh from Gaibandha-2, Kazi Mashiur Rahman from Gaibandha-4, Golam Shaheed Ranju from Gaibandha-5, Azizur Rahman from Kurigram-4 and CM Sadik from Rangpur-1.


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