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Rejection of Khaleda’s nomination part of govt blueprint: Rizvi

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 02:09 PM, 2 December 2018   Updated: 02:09 PM, 2 December 2018

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

BNP on Sunday alleged that its chairperson Khaleda Zia’s nomination paper has been cancelled as part of government blueprint to hold a lopsided election.

“We think, it's an ill-motivated decision. Our leader’s (Khaleda Zia) nomination papers have been rejected as part of government a master plan and a blueprint to keep her away from the election,” said BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi. 

Speaking at a press conference, BNP Nayapaltan central office, he also alleged their party’s some other popular candidate nomination papers were also annulled as the government is trying to hold a unilateral election and stay in power by force.

The Election Commission rejected the nomination papers of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia for contesting the parliamentary election from Feni-1 constituency due to her conviction in two corruption cases.