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28 aspirants get back candidacy on 2nd day of appeal

Desk Report || risingbd.com

Published: 15:21, 11 December 2023  
28 aspirants get back candidacy on 2nd day of appeal

A total of 28 candidates for the upcoming 12th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) elections, whose nomination papers were initially cancelled by respective Returning Officers (RO) of the constituencies, got their candidacy back as the Election Commission (EC) held the second day of the appeal hearing.

The election commission held the appeal hearing of 59 aspirants. Of them, 26 aspirants were rejected and the decision on appeal of five others remained pending.

According to the election commission, the independent candidate of Chattogram-10 Constituency Farid Mahmud, Trinamool BNP candidate Md Nazmul Islam of Dhaka-14 Constituency, the independent candidate from Mymensingh-11 Constituency Mohammad Abdul Waheed, the independent candidate of Kushtia-4 Constituency Abdur Rauf, Munshiganj-2 Constituency Sangskritik Mukti Jote candidate Nur Alam Siddique, Rangpur-2 Constituency independent candidate Mst Sumna Akhtar, Nurul Amin of Sangskritik  Mukti Jote candidate for Dhaka-5 Constituency, Hazra Sahidul Islam of Jatiya Party in Bagerhat-2 Constituency, independent candidate Mst Machuma Akhtar of Gaibandha-2 Constituency got their candidature reinstated.

Besides, independent candidate of Cumilla-2 Constituency Md Abdul Majid, Dhaka-19 Constituency BSP's Md Julhas, Dhaka-12 Constituency BNF's Md Atiqur Rahman Nazim, Trinamool BNP's Rajbari-2 Constituency candidate SM Fazlul Haque, Noakhali-1 Constituency independent Candidate Khandkar Amin, Trinamool BNP candidate Maryam Sultana in Bagerhat-2, Tariq Mahdi of Bangladesh Nationalist Front in Jamalpur-4 seat, Farhana Saeed independent candidate in Dhaka-6 seat, SM Ajmal independent candidate in Bagerhat-2 seat and Md Jamil Hossain. the independent candidate in the Bagerhat-4 seat also got their candidature reinstated.

EC sources said the hearing on the appeal of 100 candidates will be held today.

Hasan/Nasim