Khaleda Zia barred from contesting election

Kalerkantho Online   

8 December, 2018 18:52 PM

Khaleda Zia barred from contesting election

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BNP chief Begum Khaleda Zia is finally barred from contesting in the upcoming 11th parliamentary election scheduled to be held on December 30.

She is now barred from polls as the authorities of Election Commission have rejected all three appeals filed against the rejection of her nominations for Feni-1, Bogura-6 and Bogura-7 constituencies.

Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed has confirmed the news.

The decision on the nominations of BNP chief Khaleda Zia for the 11th parliamentary election came around 5pm on Saturday (today).

BNP chief Khaleda Zia has filed nomination papers for three constituencies --Bogura-6 and 7 and Feni-1.

Former Attorney General AJ Mohammad Ali, the BNP chief’s lawyer, requested that all three of Khaleda’s nomination appeals be considered together.