Dhaka-17 by-polls: Actor Siddique collects AL nomination form
Popular actor Siddiqur Rahman Siddique has collected a nomination form from Awami League (AL) to contest in the by-polls to Dhaka-17.
He collected the form from AL President’s political office in Dhanmondi on Monday.
The actor himself confirmed the matter to Jago News.
The by-election to the Dhaka-17 constituency that fell vacant following the death of ruling AL lawmaker and noted film actor Akbar Hossain Pathan Farooque will be held on July 17.
According to the election schedule, the last date for submitting nomination papers is June 15, while the date for scrutinising nomination papers is June 18, and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is June 25.
Legendary actor and parliamentary member Farooque died at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore on May 15.