Gaibandha-1 by-polls on March 22

DHAKA, Feb 5, 2017 (BSS) - The by-elections in Gaibandha-1 constituency that fell vacant following the death of Awami League lawmaker Manzurul Islam Liton in December last would be held on March 22, Election Commission announced today.

The last date for filing nominations has been set for February 19, while all the submitted nomination papers would be scrutinized on February 22. The last day for nomination paper withdrawal has been fixed on March 1.

The Rangpur Division Election Officer would act as the Returning Officer for the by poll of the parliamentary constituency that has 302,853 eligible voters.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)