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Dual citizenship: Boat candidate Shammi’s candidature also rejected by High Court

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The High Court has canceled the candidature of Awami League candidate Shammi Ahmed from Barisal-4 constituency on the charge of dual citizenship.

Today, Monday, Justice Md. The High Court bench of Iqbal Kabir and Justice SM Moniruzzaman gave the order.

His candidature was rejected at the Election Commission’s appeal hearing on Friday due to his dual citizenship. He filed a writ petition in the High Court against that decision.

Earlier, Shammi Ahmed’s nomination paper was canceled by the returning officer. He appealed to get it back. He also applied for the cancellation of the candidature of Awami League’s current MP Pankaj Debnath, an independent candidate for that seat, on the charge of concealment of information.

Pankaj’s candidature was declared valid at the Election Commission’s hearing on Friday. And upheld the decision to cancel Shammi’s candidature due to dual citizenship.



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