Oct 3, 2001, 12:01 AM
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polls Bangladesh in majority absolute gets Khaleda Zia's Khaleda Begum minister prime Former -- IRNA 3, Oct Delhi, New with home romped Tuesday on coalition Party-led Nationalist Bangladesh .majority two-thirds a in) seats 282 the of Dhaka, in correspondent IRNA an to According the declared, were results which for (parliament 300-member the party No .seats 189 won has alone (BNP) Party Nationalist Bangladesh .history electoral country's the in mandate decisive a won has them among parties, Islamic three with BNP-coalition The general 1996 the from four up seats, 17 won Jammat-e-Islami, former by led Party Jote Oikya Jatiya Islamic the elections, .seats 12 won Ershad .M.H president from down seats 61 with trailed Hasina Sheikh of League Awami The or parties non-aligned small, and elections, 1996 the in seats 151 until expected not are results Official .seats 18 won independents .today chief League's Awami defeat, electoral worst her under Reeling of outcome the rejected Hasina Sheikh minister prime former and election and government caretaker the accused and polls parliamentary .results the "manipulating" jointly of commission until have will parliament controls that party or coalition The new country's the select and government new a form to 155 October .minister prime Dhaka, in said commentator political and historian noted A have may factor anti-incumbency the that Bangladesh, of capital .this to contributed Bangladeshi new the with working to forward looked India affairs external an won, has BNP Zia's Kaleda Begum where government .Tuesday on said spokesperson ministry IND/LS End