The Election Commission has canceled the nomination papers of Enamul Haque Babul, a candidate for Jessore-4 (Bagharpara-Abhaynagar) Constituency, on the charge of default. The commission announced the cancellation of his nomination after the hearing of the appeal against the debt defaulter in Agargaon of the capital on Wednesday morning.
Senior Election Officer of Jessore Anichur Rahman confirmed the matter.
Earlier, there were allegations of loan default against boat candidate Enamul Haque Babul. There is a complaint in this regard against Rumman Traders at Janata Bank Nawapara branch in Jessore. Its owner is the president of the upazila Awami League and candidate for boat Enamul Haque Babul.
On November 26, after receiving the nomination of Awami League, Assistant Manager of Janata Bank Plc Nawapara Corporate Branch With the help of Imran Hossain Shamim, the Deputy General Manager at the bank’s head office sent a letter to the CIB department.
In that letter, the Credit Information Bureau (CIB) applied for a six-month moratorium on Enamul Haque Babul, a defaulting borrower of the bank, from participating in the elections. A copy of the case filed against him was also attached to the letter.
Anichur Rahman, Senion election officer of Jessore, said that banks and other organizations had already been given letters for cooperation in these matters. After all the checks, the Election Commission has taken action as per law.
Ranjit Kumar Roy, the current Member of Parliament, was not nominated from the seat due to various allegations of irregularities and corruption. However, he is contesting from the seat as an independent candidate.