Dhaka, Dec 20 (UNB) – The High Court on Thursday stayed the candidature of nine aspirants, including 6 BNP candidates, of the 11th national election as they didn’t resign from the posts of upazila chairmen ahead of contesting the national election.
The HC-bench of Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Md Khairul Alam came up with the orders following writs filed by other candidates.
Now, it has become uncertain whether they would be able to contest the election, said Deputy Attorney General Motahar Hossain Saju.
Earlier, their nominations were rejected by the returning officers.
After filing appeals with Election Commission, they got back their candidature.
The candidates are—Faridul KabirTalukderShamim of Jamalpur-4 (BNP), Abdul Muhit Talukder of Bogura-3 (BNP), Md Muslim Uddin of Brahmanbaria-4 (BNP), Advocate Abdul Majid of Jhenaidah-2 (BNP), Fazlur Rahman of Joypurhat-1, Abu Sayeed Chand of Rajshahi-6 (BNP), Bashirullah Juru of Brahmanbaria ( Independent), Mahmud Hasan Sumon of Mymensingh-8 ( Awami League’s rival) and Md Asaduzzaman of Rangpur-1 (Awami League’s rival).