Awami League supports Jatiya Party candidate in Rangpur-3 by-polls

Sun Online Desk

16th September, 2019 06:07:36 printer

Awami League supports Jatiya Party candidate in Rangpur-3 by-polls

Awami League has pulled themselves out of the race of Rangpur-3 by-polls as they supported Jatiya Party on the seat.

The AL candidate Rezaul Karim Razu has withdrawn his candidature from the by-polls, which fell vacant after the death of Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad.

Razu, general secretary of the Rangpur district wing of Awami League, pulled out on the last day of nomination withdrawal, said Returning Officer Shahtab Uddin.

The local Awami League leader submitted an application to the returning officer to withdraw his candidature.

Awami League nominated Advocate Rezaul Karim Raju, the general secretary of Rangpur district Awami League, Jatiya Party nominated Rahgir Al Mahi alias Saad Ershad, eldest son of JaPa founding chairman late HM Ershad and party co-chairman Raushan Ershad, and BNP nominated Rita Rahman, chief of People's Party of Bangladesh, to contest the upcoming by-election.


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