By-polls to Laxmipur- 2 April 11

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3rd March, 2021 06:12:26 printer

By-polls to Laxmipur- 2 April 11

The by-election to Laxmipur-2 constituency will be held April 11.

Shahid Islam Papul was elected as lawmaker from Laxmipur-2, but later he lost his parliament membership after being convicted of a criminal offence.  

The last date for submission of nomination paper is March 18. The scrutiny of nomination is March 19. And the withdrawl of nomination is March 24.

Election Commission (EC) secretary Humayun Kabir came up with the disclosure after a meeting on Wednesday.  

He said the elections will also be held in 11 municipalities and 371 union parishads on the same day.    

Earlier on February 22, the parliament secretariat issued a gazette notification after cancelling Papul’s parliament membership.  

Meanwhile, his post has been shown vacant since January 28.