Writ seeking scraping of Jamaat candidates’ nomination filed

DHAKA, A writ was filed today, pleading to cancel nominations of candidates from JamaateIslami in the upcoming general polls.

Tarikat Federation secretary general Syed Rezaul Haque Chandpuri filed

the writ, while the High Court division bench comprising Justice Md Ashfaqul

Islam and Justice Mohammad Ali heard the plea in part.

After holding hearing for 40 minutes, the court adjourned the proceedings

till tomorrow.

The Election Commission has canceled the registration of Jamaat. Our

main argument point is how can candidates of an unregistered party take part

in eleventh national parliamentary polls, Barrister Tania Amir, who is

moving the writ before the court, told newsmen.

Jamaat's registration was canceled following, a writ filed by people

including Chandpuri.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)