HC asks ROs to accept nomination of 3 candidates

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

High CourtThe High Court on Thursday ordered the returning officers of the constituencies concerned to scrutinise the nomination papers of three candidates after accepting those, reports UNB.

They are Gano Forum candidates M D Azharul Islam of Kishoreganj-1 constituency, M Shafiur Rahman Khan Bacchu of Kishoreganj-2 constituency and independent candidate Sadakat Khan Fakkur of Dhaka-16 constituency.

The HC bench led by justice Tariq Ul Hakim and justice Md Shohrowardi asked the officials concerned to abide by the order within 12 hours.

The candidates filed separate writs with the HC as the returning officers did not accept their nomination papers on 28 November.

Lawyers Motahar Hossain and Raju Uddin Sarwar stood for two Gano Fourm candidates while lawyer Imran A Siddiq for Fakkur.

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