Dhaka-18, Sirajganj-1 by-polls Nov 12...

Dhaka, Wednesday   28 October 2020

Dhaka-18, Sirajganj-1 by-polls Nov 12

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:19 PM, 28 September 2020  

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The Election Commission (EC) on Monday has announced the schedule for the by-elections in Dhaka-18 and Sirajganj-1 constituencies on November 12.

The decision was taken at the 71st meeting of the commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda in the afternoon.

After the meeting, Md. Alamgir, senior secretary of the EC, informed the reporters.  

“The last day for nominations submission on October 13, the last day for the selection of nomination papers will be October 15, the last day for withdrawal of candidatures will be October 22 and voting will be on November 12,” said the EC secretary.

On the death of Sahara Khatun on July 9, the Dhaka-18 seat was declared vacant. On the other hand, after the death of Mohammad Nasim, the Sirajganj-1 seat became vacant on June 13.