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EC validates Reza Kibria’s nomination

  • Published at 05:25 pm December 7th, 2018
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The returning officer had rejected it based on a pending credit card bill

Jayita Oikya Front leader Reza Kibria has been cleared to contest the 11th general elections from Habiganj 1 constituency.

Reza’s nomination was scrapped by returning officer on grounds of a pending credit card bill on December 2, after which he filed an appeal with the Election Commission.

The commission granted his appeal on Friday, Reza’s lawyer told reporters.


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Reza Kibria is the son of former Awami League finance minister AMS Kibria who was an MP from Habiganj 3 constituency.

Reza joined the opposition alliance Oikya Front this year and was nominated for the election.