Zayeda Khatun is a Bangladeshi politician and the 3rd Mayor of Gazipur City Corporation. He was elected as an independent candidate in the Gazipur City Corporation elections in 2023. She is the first woman mayor of Gazipur City Corporation. She is the mother of Jahangir Alam Chowdhury, former mayor of Gazipur City Corporation.
Zayeda Khatun, a prominent figure in Gazipur’s political landscape, has recently gained attention as she takes the lead in the mayoral race.
Zayeda Khatun early life
Zayeda Khatun was born on January 10, 1962 in Kanaya area of Gazipur City Corporation. Her husband Mizanur Rahman died in 2018. She is a mother of two sons and a daughter.
Zayeda Khatun Political life
Zaida’s entry into politics came after his son Jahangir Alam was expelled from the Awami League. Gazipur City Corporation Election- 2023 created sympathy among the general voters. A key theme of his election campaign was the full disclosure of his son’s unfinished development work during his tenure as mayor.
City Corporation Election 2023
Zayeda Khatun became the Nagarmata of Jaipur after defeating Aaj Mat Ulla Khan of Shakti Party of Independent Gazipur City Corporation. In the results of 480 centers, Azmat Ulla Khan (Navy) got 2 lakh 22 thousand 737 votes and Jada Khatun (Table Clock) got 2 lakh 38 thousand 934 votes. Zayeda Khatun won with 16 thousand 197 votes.
Zayeda Khatun is the new mayor of Gazipur
Independent candidate Zayeda Khatun became the Nagarmata of Gazipur after defeating the boat candidate Azmat Ulla Khan in the Gazipur City Corporation elections. In the results of 480 centers, Azmat Ulla Khan (Boat) got 222,737 votes and Zayda Khatun (Table Clock) got 238,934 votes. Zayeda Khatun won with 16 thousand 197 votes. Gazi Ataur Rahman, candidate of Islami Andolan Bangladesh, who came third, got 45 thousand 352 votes.
Returning Officer Faridul Islam started to announce the results of Gasik election on Thursday (May 25) evening after taking the votes. The returning officer announced the total results of all the centers on Friday (May 26) at 1.30 pm.
Polling in this city corporation is conducted from 8 am to 4 pm. Later in the evening, Dhaka’s Regional Election Officer Md. started announcing the results from the result collection and presentation center of Gazipur’s Bangtaj Auditorium. Faridul Islam.
According to the sources of the Returning Officer office, the total number of voters in Gazipur City Corporation is 11 lakh 79 thousand 463 people. Among them 5 lakh 92 thousand 747 male voters, 5 lakh 86 thousand 698 female voters and 18 transgender voters.
In this election, 480 polling stations in 57 wards voted in 3 thousand 497 polling booths. A total of 333 candidates are contesting in the elections, including 8 candidates for the post of mayor, 79 candidates for the post of councilor of reserved seat and 246 for the post of councilor of general seat.