A video of a former Chhatra League leader publicly stamping on the boat symbol in ballots for the by-election of Laxmipur-3 (Sadar) seat has spread on Facebook. In this video, the person can be seen stamping the boat symbol on multiple ballot papers in the polling station. After the video went viral on Monday, there was accusations of unfair voting practice.
A 57-second video that has gone viral shows a man sitting in a polling booth repeatedly stamping a boat symbol on a ballot paper. A card with boat symbol, which denotes an affiliation with Bangladesh Awami League, hangs around his neck. Another person in the room was helping him stamp the ballots.
Source: Prothom Alo