The Awami League (AL) has given nomination to Moslem Uddin Ahmed for contesting by-elections of Chattogram-8 (Boalkhali-Chandgao) scheduled to be held on January 13.
The Chattogram-8 constituency fell vacant after the death of JSD leader Moinuddin Khan Badal.
There are some 4.76 lakh voters in the constituency.On November 6, the veteran politician and freedom fighter Moinuddin Khan Badal died while undergoing treatment at the Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences (NICS) at Bangalore in India.
Badal, the executive president of a faction of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD), was elected MP with Awami League’s symbol ‘Boat’ in the last general election.
Mentionable, Moslem Uddin is now district (south) Awami League president.
Freedom fighter and veteran AL leader Moslem Uddin was elected president of Chittagong Commerce College Chhatra League.Later, he served as the organisational secretary of Chattogram City Chhatra League.
He also served as the acting general secretary of the Chattogram City Chhatra League.