BNP informs US envoy about ‘election irregularities’


Dhaka, Jan 04: A three-member BNP delegation, led by its secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, on Friday met US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller and discussed various issues relating to 11th national election held on Sunday.The one-hour-and-a-half-hour meeting that began at 10am was held at the US envoy’s residence, UNB reported.

The two other BNP delegation members are BNP standing committee member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury and executive committee member Tabith Awal.

However, there was no briefing from either side about the meeting.

A BNP leader close to Fakhrul said the BNP delegation informed the US envoy about their party’s observations over the election and various ‘irregularities’.

He said the BNP team also provided Miller with various documents, including paper cuttings and video clips, on ‘election irregularities and vote fraud’.

BNP and its alliance partners faced a serious drubbing in Sunday’s general election as they got only seven seats out of 298.