Government Policy

Laxmipur-2 by-polls on April 11

By-election to Laxmipur-2 constituency will be
held on April 11.

The Election Commission (EC) announced the schedule of the by-polls today,
EC Secretary Md Humayun Kabir Khandaker told reporters after a meeting of the
EC at Nirbachan Bhaban, Agargaon in the capital.

As per the election schedule, the last day of nomination paper submission
is on March 18, while the nomination papers will be scrutinized on March 19.
The last date of the nomination paper withdrawal is March 24.

The Laxmipur-2 seat was declared vacant as a Kuwaiti court recently
sentenced lawmaker of the constituency, Mohammad Shahid Islam Papul, to four
years in prison on charges of human trafficking.

Earlier, the Parliament Secretariat issued a gazette notification to this
end, which came into effect from January 28 this year.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)