The High Court (HC) today stayed the candidature of three more BNP candidates as they did not quit from the upazila chairmen posts ahead of the 11th parliamentary election slated to be held on December 30.
The candidates are- Manjur Elahi of Narsingdi-3, Abdul Aziz of Natore-4 and Faruk Kabir Ahmed of Gaibandha-4.
The High Court bench of Justice JBM Hassan and Justice MD Khairul Alam passed the order after conducting the hearing of separate writs.
After the HC order, the candidates will not be able to contest in the upcoming general election.
Advocate Shah Manjurul Haque and Manjill Morshed took part in the hearing on behalf of the writ petitioner while Deputy Attorney General Motahar Hossain Saju for the state.