Bangladesh Mashrafe Mortaza has registered a land-slide victory from his Narail 2 constituency, in his debut eleventh general elections of Bangladesh.
He represented leading party Awami League and secured 274,418 votes in the election as compared to his competitor Jatiya Oikya Front candidate AZM Fariduzzaman who received 8,006 votes. Mortaza, who was making his debut in the general elections, receives around around 96 per cent of the total votes cast in the constituency, Dhaka Tribune reported. With the victory, the bowling all-rounder has become the second national cricket team captain, after Naimur Rahman Durjoy, to be a Member of Parliament.
The general elections of were held on Sunday (Dec 30) amid high violence in the country.
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23 August, 2019