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AL begins nomination form sale for Rangpur 3 by-polls

  • Published at 06:21 pm September 2nd, 2019
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File photo of a voter casting ballot during an election in Bangladesh Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

On Sunday, the Election Commission (EC) announced the schedule for the Rangpur 3 by-polls

Awami League has started the sale of nomination papers to aspirants for the by-polls to Rangpur 3 constituency.

They can collect their nomination papers from 10am to 5pm everyday till Wednesday from party chief Sheikh Hasina’s Dhanmondi office and the nomination forms must be submitted to the same office by 5pm on Thursday.

Awami League Office Secretary Dr Abdus Sobhan Golap, MP, inaugurated the nomination form sale at Awami League President Sheikh Hasina’s Dhanmondi office at 11am on Monday.

The party Advisory Council Member Chowdhury Khalequzzaman and Rangpur District Organizing secretary Advocate Anwarul Islam both collected nomination forms aiming to contest in the Rangpur 3 by-polls from the party.

On Sunday, the Election Commission (EC) announced the schedule for the Rangpur 3 by-polls.

Voting of the by-election will be held on October 5 using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) across the constituency.

The Rangpur 3 fell vacant after the death of Leader of the Opposition and Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Mohammad Ershad who passed away at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital on July 14 while undergoing treatment.