The Awami League (AL) has won 222 seats out of 298 in yesterday’s 12th parliamentary election, said Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal.
The CEC revealed this information at a media briefing at Election Commission (EC) media centre in the capital yesterday.
Kazi Habibul Awal informed that out of 300 constituencies, polls to one constituency- Naogaon-2 were postponed following the death of a candidate.
EC will announce the result of another constituency, Mymensingh-3, later as polling of one centre was withheld, he mentioned.
The polls of the one centre of Mymensingh-3 will be held on January 13, he added.
After the AL, he said, independent candidates were the most successful in the January 7 election, win-ning 62 seats.
However, he informed, Jatiya Party won 11 seats while Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal, Bangladesh Workers Party and Bangladesh Kalyan Party won one seat each.
He also informed that a total of 41.8 percent vote was cast in the national election.
Kazi Habibul Awal said the voting in 12th Jatiya Sangsad election was comparatively peaceful.