Ashraf’s siblings collect AL nomination forms

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DHAKA, Jan 25, 2019 (BSS) – Syeda Zakia Noor and Syed Safayetul Islam, siblings of late Awami League’s former general secretary and public administration minister Syed Ashraful Islam, collected party nomination forms to contest the upcoming election to Kishoreganj-1 constituency slated for February 28.

Besides, Swechchhasebak League central leader MA Hannan, former Chhatra League central leaders Shah Azizul Haque and Md Mashiur Rahman Humayun, AL leader Sharif Ahmed Sadi and Russell Ahmed collected nomination forms of the party.

On Wednesday morning, the distribution of party nomination forms began at AL president’s Dhanmondi political office. Today was the last date for collection and submission of nomination forms.

The election to Kishoreganj-1 constituency will be held as elected member of parliament from the seat Syed Ashraful Islam died before taking oath.

Syed Ashraf, son of first Vice-President of provisional government of Bangladesh during the Liberation War and one of the four national leaders Syed Nazrul Islam, died on January 3 last, on the day when other elected MPs of 11th Jatiya Sangsad took oath.

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