Awami League mayoral candidate Selina Hayat Ivy on Sunday created history as she unofficially won the high-voltage Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) election for a record-breaking third time in a row.
Ivy, also the country’s first female city mayor, secured a landslide victory by defeating independent mayoral candidate Taimur Alam Khandaker with a margin of 69, 102 votes.
She bagged 1,61,273 votes while her nearest contestant Taimur Alam polled 92, 171.
Returning officer Mahfuza Akter announced the results when the vote counting completed.
With the latest victory, Ivy is the first city mayor to win the polls for the third consecutive term.
Out of the 7 mayoral candidates, Ivy contested the election with the "Boat" symbol while Taimur Alam with “Elephant” symbol.