Sheikh Hasina - Sheikh Hasina Wazed - Bangladesh Politics News

Sunday’s polls, the 11th since Bangladesh won independence from Pakistan in 1971, pits 71-year-old Hasina against a united opposition helmed by Kamal Hossain, 82, an Oxford-educated lawyer and former foreign minister.Read More →

Sheikh Hasina - Bangladesh

“With the aim of rescuing democracy and a continuation of the movement to sustain a democratic process, Jatiya Oikyafront decided to participate in the election,” said Hossain in a statement, following days of deliberations with alliance members. Read More →

Sheikh Hasina - Sheikh Hasina Wazed - Bangladesh Politics News

K.M. Nurul Huda, the head of the Election Commission, said he hoped all parties will participate in the election, in which Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is seeking to get re-elected.Read More →