Shining Bangladesh Wednesday | 30 September 2020

Dhaka-18, Sirajganj-1 by-polls Nov 12

Staff Correspondent || shiningbd

Published: 17:33, 28 September 2020   Update: 17:34, 28 September 2020
Dhaka-18, Sirajganj-1 by-polls Nov 12

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By-elections in the Dhaka-18 constituency that was declared vacant after the death of former Home Minister Advocate Sahara Khatun  MP and Sirajganj-1 constituency which was declared vacant following the death of former Awami League Presidium Member Mohammed Nasim Mp, will be held on November 12.

The Election Commission (EC) has announced the schedule for the by-elections in Dhaka-18 and Sirajganj-1 constituencies with the polling date on November 12.

The decision was taken at the 71st meeting of the commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on Monday afternoon. At the end of the meeting, the senior secretary of the EC. Alamgir told this information to the journalists.

The EC secretary said the last day for submission of nominations is October 13, the nomination papers scrutinizing on October 15, the last day for withdrawal of candidatures is October 22, and voting will be held on November 12.

Dhaka-17 seat was declared vacant on July 9 after the death of Sahara Khatun MP. On the other hand, after the death of Mohammad Nasim, the Sirajganj-1 seat was declared vacant on June 13.

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