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By-poll to vacant reserved seat for women on October 27

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 7th October, 2021 02:08:48 PM
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Voting for the vacant seat in the reserved seat for women in the 11th parliament will be held on October 27.

Election Commission (EC) secretary Humayun Kabir Khandaker declared the schedule on Thursday.

As per the schedule, the last date for submitting nomination paper is October 17. The scrutiny of nomination paper will have to complete by October 18 while final date of withdrawal of candidature is October 23.  

The voting will begin at 9:00am and end at 5:00pm on October 27.

Mentionable,  the seat was declared vacant on September 13 following the death of Prof Masuda M Rashid Chowdhury (70), lawmaker of reserved seat and presidium member of Jatiya Party.