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Kader Siddiqui’s petition kept pending until 5:00 pm

EC trashes Mir Helal Uddin’s nomination

 Staff Correspondent :: staff-correspondent

 Published: 01:18 PM, 8 December 2018   Updated: 01:18 PM, 8 December 2018

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

The Election Commission (EC) declared invalid the nomination of BNP candidate from Chattogram-5 constituency Mir Mohammad Helal Uddin on the last day of hearing petitions against the Returning Officers' decision.

Meanwhile, the EC also kept the decision pending about Krishak Sramik Janata League President Kader Siddiqui’s nomination until 5:00 pm.

The EC resumed its hearing for the last day on Saturday on the petitions filed against the decisions of the returning officers over the rejection and acceptance of nomination papers in different constituencies.

The EC will hear and dispose of the remaining 233 petitions, including three of jailed BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia.