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EC show causes 60 candidates for violating code of conduct
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 9 November 2023: A worker was shot dead during a protest by garment workers in Gazipur. The name of the deceased is Anjuara Khatun (24). Another worker named Jamal Uddin was shot dead.
Dhaka, 5 June 2023 : The government has appointed Azmat Ulla Khan as the chairman of Gazipur Development Authority.
Dhaka, May 27: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said that BNP's campaign that fair and impartial elections are not possible under the present government has been proven false in the Gazipur City Corporation elections.
Dhaka, 26 May 2023 : Zayeda Khatun, an independent candidate of the table clock symbol, has been elected as the new mayor of Gazipur City Corporation.
Dhaka, May 25: More than 13,000 law and order forces have been deployed for Gazipur City Corporation election security. The local administration has taken all preparations to make the elections fair and peaceful. Law enforcement forces include the Police, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Bangladesh Ansar and Village Defence Forces.
Dhaka, May 25: Voting is underway in Gazipur City Corporation election. Starting at 8 am, the polling will continue till 4 pm without interruption in Electronic Voting Machine (EVM).
Dhaka, May 9: The High Court rejected the writ filed by Jahangir Alam challenging the validity of cancellation of candidacy for the post of mayor in the Gazipur City Corporation election. As a result, the returning officer's decision to cancel his nomination paper was upheld, the lawyers said.
Dhaka, February 13: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that Bangladesh will never look back, and it will move forward to become a smart, developed, and prosperous nation.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 15: Four garment workers were killed when a bus ran over them in the Basan police station area of Gazipur. Their identity was not immediately known.
Dhaka, August 6: In Gazipur, Dhaka-Mymensingh, Dhaka-Tangail highways and regional roads have faced severe public transport crisis. From Saturday (August 6) morning, office-going common people and school-college-going students stood at various bus stands and did not get any vehicles. Besides, passengers have complained that bus fare is being charged double in local buses.
Dhaka, November 25: Throat-slit bodies of a woman and a child from Gazipur’s Deshi Para neighbourhood were recovered by police late on Wednesday, according to reports.
Over 50 garment workers fall ill after receiving second dose of Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine in Gazipur district
Dhaka, August 27: More than 50 garment workers have fallen ill after taking the second dose of Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine in Gazipur's Kaliakair upazila. They are employees of a company called Mouchak Fashion of Sadma Group in Mouchak area of the upazila. After the incident, the vaccination program has been suspended.
Dhaka, June 22: The government has announced a lockdown in seven districts from Tuesday (June 22) to June 30 due to an increase in coronavirus infections, said Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam at an emergency briefing of the Cabinet Division on Monday (June 21) afternoon. He said restrictions have been imposed in Manikganj, Munshiganj, Narayanganj, Gazipur, Rajbari, Madaripur and Gopalganj till June 30.
Dhaka, May 7: Police on Thursday detained three men and a woman for questioning on suspicion of involvement in the incident after recovering five cocktail bombs from a warehouse at Barmi Bazar in Gazipur's Sreepur upazila.
Dhaka, February 15: More than two hundred Ansar members have fallen ill after eating food at Safipur Ansar VDP Academy in Gazipur's Kaliakair upazila. The patients are being treated at the Ansar Academy's own hospital and barracks.