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Sohel Hazari gets AL ticket for Tangail-4 by-polls

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Sohel Hazari gets AL ticket for Tangail-4 by-polls

Thereport24.com Correspondent, Dhaka:

The Awami League (AL) has nominated Hasan Imam Khan Sohel Hazari, former chairman of Kalihati upazila Parishad and assistant secretary of central AL sub-committee, for contesting the Tangail-4 by-election scheduled for November 10.

The parliamentary board of the ruling party gave the nomination at a meeting at the Gono Bhaban on Thursday night, AL agriculture and cooperative affairs secretary Dr Abdur Razzak, MP, told thereport24.com.

On September 15, the Election Commission (EC) announced the polls schedule fixing the balloting for October 28.

On September 17, the EC issued a notification rescheduling the by-polls to the constituency that fell vacant following the resignation of former minister Abdul Latif Siddique from parliament.

As per the reschedule, the election will be held on November 10 instead of October 28 and the deadline for the submission of nomination papers is October 11, while the date for the scrutiny of the nomination papers is October 13 and the last date for the withdrawal of candidature is October 21.

Ends/thereport24.com/S/Oct 08, 2015