AL seeks nominee for Rangpur by-poll

DHAKA, Awami League (AL) today called upon aspiring party leaders to collect the nomination paper for the by-poll to Rangpur 3 constituency.

They can collect the nomination paper from Monday to Wednesday (Sept 2- 4) from 10am to 5pm from the party chief Sheikh Hasina's Dhanmondi office, said an official press release issued today.

The nomination form must be submitted on Thursday, Sept 5 within 5pm.

Earlier in the day, the Election Commission (EC) announced the schedule for the Rangpur by-poll.

Voting will be held on Oct 5 using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) across the constituency.

The Rangpur-3 fell vacant after the leader of the opposition and Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Mohammad Ershad passed away at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka on July 14, while undergoing treatment.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)