Nomination papers of four candidates out of nine submitted for Chattogram
-4 constituency to compete in the forthcoming 12th national election
were rejected during scrutiniztion on Sunday.
Sitakunda Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) KM Rafiqul Islam, also assistant returning officer, said five nomination papers including that of Awami League-nominated candidate were declared valid during the scrutiniztion.
Those nomination forms declared valid are Awami League-nominated candidate SM Al Mamun, Jatiya Party’s Didarul Kabir, Trinomul BNP’s Khokan Chowdhury, Islamic Front’s Md Mozammel Hossain and Bangladesh Congress’s Shahidul Islam Chowdhury.
On the other hand, those nomination papers of current lawmaker Didarul Alam, who submitted form as an independent candidate, Awami League leaders Salauddin (Independent), Lion Mohammad Imran (Independent) and BNF candidate Mohammad Akhter Hossain were rejected.
The ARO said the list of one percent public mandate submitted by independent candidates Salauddin and Mohammad Imran were incomplete and wrong respectively while the BNF candidate didn’t submit tax return.
Moreover, the current MP didn’t submit any document in favour of party post, he said.
Meanwhile, current MP Didarul Alam has announced that he will not contest the election.