Misha’s panel wins in all 18 posts of film artistes’ association polls


Entertainment desk, October 26: Misha Sawdagor has been reelected as President of Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association by defeating film actress Arifa Zaman Moushumi.The election committee chief Ilias Kanchan announced the results around 2am on Saturday after daylong voting held in a festive mood amid tight security at the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation in Dhaka.

The panel led by Misha swept all the 18 posts of the association at stake.

Misha grabbed 227 votes, while Moushumi bagged 125 votes.

Zayed Khan has been reelected as General Secretary bagged 284 votes, while his rival in Moushumi’s panel was Ilias Kobra received only 68 votes.

Monowar Hossain Dipjol and Masum Parvez Rubel have been elected Vice-President, Arman Assistant General Secretary, Subrata Organising Secretary, Mamnun Emon International Affairs Secretary, Jackie Alamgir Office and Publicity Secretary, Zakir Hossain Sports and Cultural Affairs Secretary and Farhad Hossain Treasurer.

The Executive Members are Anjana, Rosina, Aruna Biswas, Ali Raj, Bappa Raj, Afzal Sharif, Maruf, Asif Iqbal, Alexander Bow, Jasmine and Joy Chowdhury.

A total of 386 of the 449 voters cast their ballots.