Misha-Zayed panel wins 18 out of 21 posts
Dhallywood Actor Misha Shawdagor Shahid Hasan has been re-elected as the president of Bangladesh Cholochitro Shilpi Samiti, defeating his rival actress Arifa Pervin Zaman Moushumi in the biennial election.
The Misha-Zayed panel won 18 out of 21 posts and will lead the association till 2021, reports UNB.
Ilias Kanchan, the election commission chief, announced the results around 2am on Saturday.
Earlier, the voting began at 9:07am and continued till 5:07pm on Friday at the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) in Dhaka.
Misha bagged 227 votes while independent candidate Moushumi got 102 votes. Zayed Khan, the newly-elected general secretary, secured 284 votes. His nearest rival Ilias Cobra got only 68.
Monowar Hossain Dipjol and Masum Parvez Rubel were elected vice presidents with 311 and 293 votes respectively.
Arman was elected assistant vice-president. He got 281 votes, defeating Sanko Panja by 210 votes.
Actor Mamunun Emon was elected international affairs secretary with 247 votes, defeating Khaled, who got 105 votes. Zakir Hossain was elected sports and cultural affairs secretary with 230 votes while his rival Don got 122 votes.
Actor Subrata was elected organizing secretary unopposed. Jackie Alamgir and Farhad Hossain were the only candidates for the posts of office and publicity secretary, and treasurer respectively.
Ten executive members were also elected. They are -- Aruna Bishwas (315 votes), Anjana (324), Afzal Sharif (293), Asif Iqbal (314), Alexandar Bow (337), Rozina (320), Nasrin (181), Maruf Akib (273), Joy Chowdhury (303), and Jasmine (309).