5 buy BNP’s nomination forms for DNCC by-polls


PV Desk : Five aspirants on Sunday (January 14) collected the nomination forms of the BNP from the party’s central office in city’s Nayapaltan for mayoral by-polls in the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).
The aspirants are- BNP’s special secretary Dr Asaduzzaman Ripon, the party-backed previous mayoral candidate and its executive committee member Tabith Awal, central assistant publication affairs secretary Shakil Wahed, Dhaka north city unit president MA Quayum and former BNP MP Maj (retd) Akhtaruzzaman.
The nomination seekers of the party ticket bought the forms at Tk. 10,000 from BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Ahmed.
Tabith Awal contested the last DNCC polls held on April 28 in 2015 with BNP ticket. The BNP boycotted the voting halfway through bringing various allegations, including widespread vote rigging.
The party started selling the nomination forms from at 11:00 am and it continued until 4:00 pm. The nomination seekers will have to submit the forms to the BNP office with Tk. 25,000 security money by 4:00 pm on Monday (January 15).