The Sylhet Chamber of Commerce, top organization for the businessmen of the division, is finally going to get their new leaders. The desired election has been started at 9 am today (Saturday) and to be continued till 4 pm.
Vote casting is going on at United Community Center which is situated at Dhopa Dighir Par. Voters collected their Voter Identity Card from the Chamber Office on the previous day from 3 pm to 6 pm.
Election Board Chairman Bijit Chowdhury had informed that 41 candidates from 3 categories of members are contesting according to the list. All the necessary steps have been taken to ensure peaceful and disciplined election.
Candidates who are fighting from the Ordinary Category are Khandakar Sipar Ahmed, Mohammed Hizkil Gulzar, Mohammed Sahidur Rahman, Nurul Islam, Mohammed Wahiduzzaman (Bhutto), Amiruzzaman Chowdhury, Mukir Hossain Chowdhury, Mushfique Jaygirdar, Falah Uddin Ali Ahmed, Mohammed Abdur Rahman, Mohammed Abdul Quaiyum, Humayun Ahmed, Mohammed Abdul Munim, Mohammed Nazmul Hoque, Mohammed Shamsul Alam, Mohammed Anis, Mohammed Muzahid Khan Gulshan, Khalilur Rahman Chowdhury, Abdul Hadi Pavel, Mohammed Anwar Rashid and Abdus Samad.
On the other hand, Masud Ahmed Chowdhury, Ziaul Hoque, Pintu Chakrabarty, Mohammed Emdad Hossain, Abdur Rahman, Chandan Saha, Ashraf Ahmed, Mohammed Ehsanul Hoque Taher, Mohammed Nasiruddin, Asaduzzaman, Mohammed Habibur Rahman, Hazi Syed Zahid Uddin and Elius Uddin Lipu are contesting from the Associate Category.
Contenders from the Trade Group Category are Mohammed Layes Uddin, Mohammed Muzibur Rahman Mintu, Mohammed Atique Hossain, Mohammed Aminuzzaman Jwahir, Tahmin Ahmed and Shahid Ahmed Chowdury.