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Dhaka-18, Siranjganj-1 by-polls on Nov 12

Dhaka-18, Siranjganj-1 by-polls on Nov 12

By-elections to Dhaka-18 and Sirajganj-1 parliamentary seats will be held on Nov 12, the Election Commission announced Monday (Sep 28), local media reported.

As per the schedule, the deadline for nomination submission is Oct 13. They will be scrutinised on Oct 15. Oct 22 has been set as the last date for the withdrawal of candidature.

Sirajganj-1 constituency fell vacant after the death of former health minister and Bangladesh Awami League MP Mohammed Nasim on Jun 13. Dhaka-18 fell vacant following the death of former home minister and Awami League MP Sahara Khatun on Jul 9.