Senior Correspondent bdnews24.com
Published: 2018-12-30 23:36:17 BdST
In a seat where the EVMs was used, Ershad who contested under the ‘plough’ symbol drew 142,000 votes. His nearest rival ‘paddy sheaf’ candidate Rita Rahman bagged 53,089 votes.
The result was announced by EC Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed at the Election Commission headquarters in Dhaka on Sunday evening.
The number of voters in the Rangpur-3 constituency is 441,671. It is among the six constituencies where electronic voting machines were used.
Ershad also won this seat in the 2014 elections which the BNP had stayed way from.