On the first day of the appeal hearing, 56 people including Mahi B Chowdhury-Dolly Sayantani-Nasirul Islam Khan were returned. Today, the Election Commission has settled the appeals of 94 candidates. 56 of them got their candidature back. And the application was canceled for 32 people. The commission said that the order of 6 people will be announced later.
This information was known from the Election Commission of Agargaon in the capital on Sunday afternoon.
The hearing and settlement of the appeal against the cancellation of the nomination papers for various reasons in the 12th parliamentary elections is going on. The Election Commission will resolve all appeals and give a decision by Friday, December 15.
After the hearing, BNM candidate Dolly Sayantani in Pabna-2 seat, Syed Anwar Hossain independent candidate in Netrakona-5 got his candidature back. Nasirul Islam Khan, the candidate of the boat in Kishoreganj-3 constituency, has returned to the candidature. General Secretary of Jatiya Party Mujibul Haque Chunnu has also been a candidate for this seat. Apart from this, the candidates were returned to the Munshiganj-1 Constituency alternative Bangladeshi candidate Mahi B Chowdhury and Faridpur-1 Constituency Independent Arifur Rahman Dolan. In all, 51 people have returned their candidature so far.
Meanwhile, the Election Commission ordered the withdrawal of the Deputy Commissioner of Brahmanbaria, Police Commissioner of Barisal and Sylhet and SP of five districts. EC said that this decision is aimed at organizing fair and impartial elections. Besides, the EC has decided to withdraw the officer-in-charge of Manikganj Sadar, Singair and Sreepur of Gazipur.
Two thousand 716 people submitted their nomination papers for the upcoming 12th National Parliament election. The nomination papers of 731 people were canceled during verification. The 5-day appeal period against cancellation of candidature ended on Saturday. 130 people appealed to get their candidature back on the last day on Saturday. A total of 561 applications were submitted in 5 days. Most of them are independent candidates. Apart from this, at least 11 nominations have been appealed against validity. The hearing on the appeal will continue from Sunday to December 15.
Most of them are independent candidates. They claim that the main challenge is to collect the signatures of 1 percent of the voters on the nomination papers. Apart from this, many have been left out due to defaulted loans and information errors.