Category: Chittagong

Mohiuddin challenges Khosru over allegations

Former Chittagong city mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury has challenged Chittagong city BNP president Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury to provide evidence to support his allegation that he awarded work without tender.

Khosru said showed that the former mayor had a ‘childish mentality’.

Mohiuddin also termed the comment made by Khosru – as “indecent and void of political courtesy.”

Former CCC Mayor Mohiuddin Chy


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Mohiuddin challenges Khosru over allegations

Ref: Former Chittagong city mayor, ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury has challenged Chittagong city BNP president Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury to provide evidence to support his allegation that he awarded work without tender.

Khosru had made the allegation on Saturday in response to Mohiuddin’s decision to file a case challenging the election of M Manzur Alam’s election as Mayor which Khosru said showed that the former mayor had a ‘childish mentality’. Read more →

Dockers announce 10-day agitation

Ref: Dockers of Chittagong port yesterday announced a 10-day agitation programme starting from today demanding implementation of the decisions made regarding their earlier demands.

They demanded reinstatement of the dockworkers fired during the caretaker government’s tenure in the name of reformation, employing of labourers by rotation through a booking centre under Chittagong Port Authority (CPA), reintroduction of labour department, opening of the closed residential buildings and issuing identity cards to avoid hassels while entering the port. Read more →

Top criminal killed in alleged shootout

Ref: Top listed criminal Shawkat Hossain Sheakat, 35, was killed in an alleged ‘shootout’ with security forces early on Friday morning.

Babul Akter, assistant superintendent of police (ASP) of Hathazari circle, told bdnews24.com that Sheakat was killed during a raid by a joint force of RAB and police in Paindang area of Fatikchhari.

The joint force, which conducted the raid following a tip-off, recovered one pistol, one locally-made light machine gun, 12 cartridges, two rounds of pistol ammunition and 10 bottles of beer from the spot.
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Manzur moves into mayor’s office


CCC chief executive officer Manzur-e-Elahi Chowdhury and elected ward councillors were present during the handover.
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Mohiuddin files case against CCC Mayor

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ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury has filed a case on Sunday against the newly elected mayor of Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Manzur Alam for concealing information.

Ruling Awami League backed Mohiuddin, the defeated candidate of the CCC mayor election, has filed the case with the First Joint District Magistrate Court of Justice Golam Faruque. Read more →

Manzur Alam sworn in as mayor

Ref:M Manzur Alam was sworn in as the mayor of Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) mayor on Sunday.

Prime minister Sheikh Haisna administered the oath at the international conference centre in her office at around 10 am.

Manzur Alam sworn in as mayor


Local government minister Syed Ashraful Islam, LGRD state minister Jahangir Kabir Nanak and other senior government officials were present at the oath-taking ceremony. Opposition leader Khaleda Zia was also invited to the programme. Read more →

Khaleda invited to Ctg mayoral oath ceremony

Ref: Main opposition BNP chief Khaleda Zia has been invited to the oath swearing programme of the newly elected Chittagong mayor M Manzur Alam, the Awami League leader general secretary Syed Ashraful Islam said on Saturday.

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will administer the oath of BNP-backed mayor-elect at her office at 10am on Sunday.

Khaleda invited to Ctg mayoral oath ceremony

Ashraf said that the oath programme of 41 councillors and 14 female councillors of reserved seats will be held at the LGED office at Agargaon at 12pm the same day. Read more →