Nine had submitted, 2 were rejected after scrutiny
The nominations of seven mayoral aspirants have been accepted for the upcoming Chittagong City Corporation polls slated for March 29.
Nine had submitted, two of whom were rejected by the returning officer of Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) polls after scrutinizing their papers at District Shilpakala Academy Sunday morning
The two rejected candidates - Khokon Chowdhury, and Tanzir Abedin - were both independent mayoral aspirants
The approved mayoral aspirants are Jannatul Islam of Islami Andolon Bangladesh, Solaiman Alam Seth of Jatiya Party, MA Matin of Bangladesh Islami Front, Rezaul Karim Chowdhury of Awami League, Shahadat Hossain of BNP, Abul Manjur of National People's Party, and Wahed Murad of Islami Front Bangladesh.
Till the filing of this report, the scrutiny of the general and reserved councilor aspirants was in process.