Five mayoral aspirants are declared valid to contest for Cumilla City Corporation (CCC) elections slated for June 15.
Shahedunnabi Chowdhury returning officer of the city corporation election have declared their candidacy valid after scrutinise the nomination papers on Thursday.
The candidature of Masud Parvez Khan Imran was declared invalid, said the RO to reporters.
Shahedunnabi said the candidates whose nominations have been cancelled can appeal to the Chattogram divisional commissioner for the validity of their candidacy.
The term of the present city corporation will end on 16 May. Under the law, voting for the next city corporation has to be held within 180 days of the term expiry of the present one.