AL nominates Habib for Dhaka-18, Joy for Sirajganj-1 by-polls
Published : Wednesday, 30 September, 2020 at 12:29 PM Count : 435
Awami League has picked Mohammad Habib Hasan for Dhaka-18 while Tanvir Shakil Joy for Sirajganj-1 by-polls.
The names of the candidates were finalised at a meeting of Awami League's Nomination Board.
Habib Hasan is the former joint general secretary of Dhaka north unit AL and Joy is the son of late AL MP Mohammed Nasim.
AL general secretary Obaidul Quader announced the candidates' names during a briefing held at his residence on Wednesday.
He also urged his party men to work together to win the aspirants.
The last date for submitting nomination paper has been fixed on October 13, nomination papers scrutiny on October 15, the schedule date for candidacy withdrawal on October 22 and vote will take place on November 12.
Sirajganj-1 constituency fell vacant after the death of former Health Minister and AL MP Mohammed Nasim on June 13 while Dhaka-18 fell vacant following the death of former Home Minister and AL MP Sahara Khatun on July 9.