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Transgender wins in Khulna UP polls

  • Our Correspondent
  • 14 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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Transgender wins in Khulna UP polls

KHULNA: Shahida Bibi, a member of the transgender community, has won in the union parishad (UP) polls in Dumuria upazila of the district held on Thursday.

She was unofficially elected as the member from reserved seat for Ward No. 4, 5 and 6 of Maguraghona UP.

Shahida with 'Mic' symbol won the reserved seat getting 2,740 votes while her nearest contender Laila Begum bagged 1,714 votes.

After the announcement of the victory, Shahida expressed her gratitude to the voters for their support, and promised to serve them as their representative.

She also vowed to work for her own community.