Bobby Hajjaj quits DNCC mayoral race

Kalerkantho Online   

10 February, 2019 09:28 AM

Bobby Hajjaj quits DNCC mayoral race

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Jatiya Ganotantrik Andolan-backed mayoral aspirant Bobby Hajjaj has quit the Dhaka North City Corporation electoral race.

Returning Officer Abul Kashem confirmed the news.

He said: "Bobby withdrew his candidature within the stipulated time that expired on Saturday."

The five other candidates are – Awami League’s Atiqul Islam, Jatiya Party’s Shafin Ahmed, NPP’s Anisur Rahman Dewan, PDP’s Shahin Khan and independent contender Mohammad Abdur Rahim.

The by-elections to the vacant mayoral post is set to be held on February 28.

Besides, by-polls to councillor posts of 36 new wards–18 in DNCC and as many in Dhaka South City Corporation – will be held the same day.