Staff Correspondent: Election officials have rejected the nomination of Jatiya Party mayoral candidate Shafin Ahmed for the Dhaka North City Corporation polls due to default loans.
Officials have accepted the candidacies of five others who submitted their nominations, including Awami League aspirant businessman Atiqul Islam, for the by-polls on Feb 28.
Returning Officer Abul Kashem announced this on Saturday.
The candidates who have been approved for the polls include the PDP’s Shaheen Khan, NDM’s Bobby Hajjaj, NPP’s Anisur Rahman Dewan and independent candidate Mohammad Abdur Rahim.
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