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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina casts her vote, calls India an old friend; said this

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PM Sheikh Hasina casts her vote.

Dhaka: General elections are being held in Bangladesh today. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina cast her vote in Dhaka today. During this he also praised India. He has also described India as his old friend. Speaking to journalists, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave a message for India. He said that India is our trusted friend. During our liberation struggle, they supported us. After 1975, he gave us shelter when we lost our entire family (mother, father, brother). So our best wishes to the people of India.

The country is small, but our population is big

Further, he also gave a statement regarding the general elections in Bangladesh. On voting for the general elections, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, “Our country is sovereign and independent. The area of ​​our country is small, but our population is very high. In such a situation, it is our responsibility to protect the rights of our citizens. Do it. Our main goal is to make the lives of the citizens of our country better by protecting their democratic rights. He said that I am always striving to continue democracy in this country. Without democracy, you cannot do any development work. Can’t. It is because of the democracy that prevailed from 2009 to 2023 that Bangladesh has achieved so much so far.

Voting will take place till 5 pm

Let us tell you that voting is going on in 300 constituencies across the country. Security arrangements have also been ensured for this. A total of 11.96 crore registered voters will exercise their franchise at more than 42,000 polling stations on Sunday. More than 1,500 candidates from 27 political parties are contesting in this election. Apart from these, there are also 436 independent candidates. More than 100 foreign observers, including three observers from India, will monitor the 12th general elections. This election is being conducted amidst tight security. Voting will run from 8 am to 5 pm. The results of this election will be declared on January 8.

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