All 12 Gazipur-2 nomination papers valid |
All the 12 nomination papers submitted for the parliamentary by-election in Gazipur-2 constituency were declared valid yesterday after scrutiny.
The candidates are Chowdhury Irad Ahmed Siddiqui, Zia Uddin Ahmed, Professor MA Mannan, M Zahid Ahsan Russel, Brigadier (retired) Kazi Mahmud Hasan, Kazi Ataur Hossain Arman, Krishok M Sadek, Momin Uddin Ahmed, Sahabuddin Ahmed, Shafiul Alam, Sheikh Bashir Ahmed and Farida Ahmed.
The last date for withdrawal of candidature is July 12.Voting will take place on August 1.
The seat fell vacant after Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master was gunned down at Tongi on May 7.