Zaida Khatun unofficially elected GCC mayor
Independent candidate Zaida Khatun has been unofficially elected mayor of Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) defeating ruling Awami League pick Azmat Ullah.
Zaida Khatun is mother of Gazipur City former mayor Jahangir Alam whose candidacy was scrapped for bankruptcy.
Poll symbol of Azmat Ullah was party’s stereotype “boat” while that of Zahida "table clock."
Unofficial count in all 480 centres in 57 wards showed 2,38,934 votes for Zaida Khatun and 2,22,737 for Azmat Ullah.