Dhaka-201. 5 candidates are contesting in the by-election


Dhaka Dhaka-201. 5 candidates are contesting in the by-election

Returning Officer and Dhaka Regional Election Officer GM Sahtab Uddin said five candidates were in the fray as the Gono Front candidate withdrew his nomination papers on the last day of the withdrawal on Sunday.

The five candidates are Kazi Monirul Islam of Awami League, Salah Uddin Ahmed of BNP, Mir Abdus Sabur of Jatiya Party, Arifur Rahman of Jatiya People's Party and Anshar Rahman Sikder of Bangladesh Congress.

Candidates will be able to start an official campaign once the symbol is allotted on Monday. Voting in the by-elections will be held on October 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the EVM.

EC officials said seven candidates had filed nomination papers for the election. The nomination papers of two candidates have been canceled. Later in the application, one gets back the nomination. Another withdrew his nomination.

After the death of Israfil Alam on the death of Habibur Rahman Mollah on 6 May and on 26 July the Naogaon-6 seat Dhaka Dhaka-5 the seat was declared vacant. According to the schedule announced by the EC, EVM polling will be held on October 18 in both the constituencies.

Voting will be held in two constituencies in accordance with the health rules. Everyone must follow the rules of hygiene in the election campaign.

Posters at designated places

The returning officer of the Dhaka-19 by-election said that in the midst of the epidemic, the candidates will go door-to-door in this election as well as campaign 'in a different way'.

They will be able to put up posters in places designated by the Election Commission. Layered posters cannot be used. Road meetings, public meetings should be held at designated places, and miking should be done without noise pollution.

GM Sahtab Uddin said the campaign rules for the candidates have been fixed on the basis of 'agreement'.

In the midst of the coronavirus epidemic, the EC Commission also laid down the rules for campaigning in the by-elections of the A-10. In the March 21 by-elections, only 5 percent of the votes were cast in EVMS.

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