BNP starts selling nomination papers by-polls

Staff Correspondent
10 September 2020, Thu
Published: 12:28

BNP starts selling nomination papers by-polls

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Thursday started selling its nomination papers to its aspirants to contest the by-elections to Dhaka-5 and 18, Naogaon-6 and Sirajganj-1.

As per the decision of the BNP standing committee meeting held today, sale of nomination forms began at 10:00 am on Thursday and will continue until 5:00 pm on Friday at the party’s central office in Nayapaltan of the capital.

The party’s nomination board would interview the aspirants at 5 pm on September 12 at BNP Chairperson’s Gulshan office to pick the most suitable candidate for the by-polls.

The by-election to Pabna-4 will be held on September 26 while Dhaka-5 and Naogaon-6 on October 17.

However, the election commission does not announce the schedule for the by-election to Sirajganj -1, Dhaka-18.

BNP has earlier nominated Habibur Rahman Habib to run for the by-election in Pabna-4.

The party has also formed a nine-member election monitoring committee headed by BNP standing committee member Iqbal Hassan Mahmud Tuku.

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