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Kader Siddique and his daughter submitted nomination papers

Tangail CorrespondentDaily-Bangladesh.com
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Krishak Sramik Janata League President and one of the top leader of Jatiya Oikayafront Bangabir Kader Siddique and his daughter Kuri Siddique have submitted the nomination papers from Tangail-8 (Sakhipur-Basail) constituency.

They submitted their nomination papers on the last day of the nomination papers on Wednesday afternoon at the office of Sakhipur UNO and Assistant Returning Officer Aminur Rahman in Tangail.

In response to a question from journalists about submitting their nomination papers in the same seat, Kader Siddique said that the nomination papers have been submitted for the purpose of scrutinizing the documents.

He said, “I also paid a considerable amount of money to the bank. As long as this government is there, there will be various discussions about my election. Even then, if the government does not do anything about it, it does not matter.”

“Even if the government discard my nomination papers, then my daughter, Kuri Siddiqui, will contest as a candidate of the Jatiya Oikyafront,” said the leader.

He also said that this year’s election is the establishment of rule of law and the restoration of democracy and voting rights. He expressed his hope that the election will be free and fair.

At the time, Tangail District Krishak Sramik Janata League Vice-President Abdul Halim Sarker, Upazila Committee President Atoar Rahman, General Secretary Mir Zulfikar Shamim, Local BNP founder Sheikh Mohammed Habib were present.

District Awami League General Secretary Advocate Zahirul Islam, Joint Secretary of the Jatiya Party Kazi Ashraf Siddiqui and NGO Affairs Secretary Rezaul Karim of the party, president of the upazila committee of Islamic Movement of Bangladesh, Maulana Abdul Latif Mia, Independent candidate Liaquat Ali submitted the nomination papers.

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