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City Corporation elections 2015

Attacks on Khaleda creating panic among voters: Khokon

By UNB, DHAKA
24th-Apr-2015       
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Awami League-backed mayoral aspirant for Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Sayeed Khokon on Thursday said attacks on BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia are creating panic among the voters.
"We don't support such act. Attacks on Khaleda Zia and her motorcade are spreading fear among the voters," he said.
Khokon, also the organizing secretary of Dhaka City Unit Awami League, came up with the remarks at Old Dhaka during his campaign. Observing that attacks on the BNP chief is hampering the solemnity of the election environment, he said, "We want a peaceful and fair environment for election so that people can cast their votes without any fear and in a peaceful manner."
Khokon also urged the BNP chief not to cause trouble to public life and create traffic jam with their motorcade and party men when they conduct election campaign for their party-backed candidates.
Flanked by local Awami League leaders and both rebel and party-backed councilor contenders, Khokon sought votes in Chankharpul, Nimtoli, Nazira Bazar, Siddique Bazar, Agamasi Lane areas.  He distributed handbills, leaflets among the voters in the areas.
"I deserve preference and vote from every voter as a child of Dhakabashi," he said begging votes from the voters.
Later, he conducted another election campaign in Supreme Court area and sought votes from lawyers. Dr Abdur Razzaque, coordinator of Awami League's Dhaka South City Corporation election committee, Abdul Matin Khasru, MP, Barrister Amirul Islam, were present on the occasion with Khokon and they also sought vote for him.
Meanwhile, Farhana Sayeed, wife of Sayeed Khokon, sought votes from people in a separate election campaign on Thursday.
Farhana Sayeed sought votes for her husband at Bahadur Shah Park in Old Dhaka in the morning.

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