Staff Correspondent: Former BGMEA President Atiqul Islam has picked up a candidacy application form of ruling Awami League to contest in the upcoming mayoral by-election for Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).
A representative for Atiqul Islam collected the nomination form AL's office secretary Abdus Sobhan Golap on Saturday afternoon.
Earlier, the party began selling the forms on Saturday morning at the Awami League President’s office in Dhanmondi in the capital.
Russell Ashequi and Adam Tamizi Haque also bought their forms for the polls.
The Awami League will sell the forms until Jan 15. The party’s local government election board will pick a candidate.
The by-polls to fill the position left vacant by the death of Annisul Huq will take place on Feb 26. The deadline to submit candidacy forms is Jan 18.
risingbd/Dhaka/January 13, 2018/Nripen/A K Azad