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Shad Ershad wins by-election to Rangpur-3 constituency

Published: October 05, 2019 20:06:10 | Updated: October 06, 2019 20:48:49


Jatiya Party candidate Rahgir Al Mahi Shad alias Shad Ershad, also a son of party's late chairman HM Ershad, has won the parliamentary by-election to Rangpur-3 constituency.

Returning Officer Shahtab Uddin announced the results more than two hours after the voting ended at 5:00pm on Saturday, reports bdnews24.com.

Shad bagged 58,878 votes to defeat his nearest rival, the BNP’s Rieta Rahman, who polled 16,974, by a margin of 41,604.

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