The results were announced in the conference room of the Sylhet Deputy Commissioner’s Office after the polls were held from Saturday morning to afternoon. Returning Officer and Deputy Commissioner of Sylhet M Kazi Emdadul Islam announced the name of Habibur Rahman as the winner at 9.45 pm. The Returning Officer said that a free, fair and credible election has been held with the help of candidates, political parties, voters and all those involved in the by-elections. Sylhet is well known all over the country as a region of harmony. This by-election also proved it again. No untoward incident took place around this election.