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Moulvibazar-3 by-polls 8 Dec

99The by-polls in Moulvibazar-3 constituency that fell vacant with the death of Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali will be held on December 8 next.
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad on Thursday announced the by-election schedule at a press conference at the Election Commission Secretariat.
According to the schedule, the deadline for submission of nomination paper is November 11, while the date for scrutiny is November 14 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is November 22.
The commission has a legal obligation to arrange the by-polls in the parliamentary seat-237 by December 12 next as the constituency, comprising of Moulvibazar sadar and Rajnagar upazilas, fell vacant on September 14, the CEC said.
The constituency has a total of 3,47,954 voters – 1,74,371 men and 1,73,583 women—under its one municipality and 20 Union Parishads, according to a news agency.