Awami League mayoral candidate Sheikh Abdur Rahman has won the elections to Mongla Port Municipality of Bagerhat.
He bagged 12,125 votes and closest rival BNP candidate Md Zulfikar Ali 592 votes. Besides, independent candidate Moksedur Rahman Gama secured 33 votes.Awami League-backed candidates won the elections to nine general wards and three reserved women wards for the post of councillors.
The voting was held in 12 centres using 138 electronic voting machines (EVM) on Saturday. A total of 31, 528 voters cast their votes.