Brahmanbaria Zilla Parishad Chairman by-election schedule has been announced. Voting for this post will be held on March 9.
Brahmanbaria District Council Chairman and District Awami League General Secretary Al Mamun Sarkar passed away on October 2. Since then, the activities of the Zilla Parishad have been going on without a chairman. As the panel chairman was not selected in advance, none of the Brahmanbaria Zilla Parishad members could be given the duty of acting chairman.
Brahmanbaria Zilla Parishad by-election returning officer and district election officer Mohammad Sadekul Islam said, “According to the schedule, February 13 is the last day to submit nomination papers.” However, nominations will be accepted from 9 am to 4 pm on any previous day. Nomination papers will be selected on February 15. Appeal against the decision of the Returning Officer in the selection is from 16 to 18 February, disposal of the appeal is on 19 and 20 February, last date for withdrawal of candidature is 22 February and allotment of symbols will be on 23 February.’
Meanwhile, former chairman of the council Shafiqul Alam MSC and senior vice-president of the district Awami League, former mayor Md. Helal Uddin’s name is in discussion.