EC rejects Kader Siddiqui’s appeal

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 18:19, Dec 08, 2018 | Updated : 18:58, Dec 08, 2018

Krishak Sramik Janata League chief Abdul Kader Siddique. BANGLA TRIBUNE-Sazzad HossainThe Election Commission (EC) has rejected Krishak Sramik Janata League chief Abdul Kader Siddiqui’s nomination for Tangail-4 and 8 constituencies.

EC made the decision on Saturday (Dec 8) after hearing an appeal against its rejection by concerned returning officer.

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda told Kader Siddiqui, “You have been listed as a defaulter in a December 1 Bangladesh Bank report. Therefore, your appeal is being scrapped.”

On Dec 3 Tangail’s Returning Officer Shahidul Islam cancelled nominations filed by the key Oikya Front leader for Tangail-4 and Tangail-8 constituencies.

This is the third time; Kader Siddiqui’s candidacy bid has been scrapped.