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By-polls: BNP starts selling nomination papers

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 10th September, 2020 10:57:10 AM
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Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has 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 on Saturday, 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 5pm 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.