By-polls in Pabna-4 constituency held
As per the decision of the Election Commission, the by-polls to Pabna-4 constituency was held on Saturday.
EC senior secretary Md Alamgir Kabir announced the aforesaid by-polls’ date at Nirbachan Bhavan here on August 23.
The polling day is announced as public holiday.
The Pabna-4 parliamentary seat ( Atgharia- Ishwardi) fell vacant due to the death of Awami League lawmaker Shamsur Rahman Sherif on April 2.
According to EC sources, the Pabna-4 constituency consists of two upazilas (Ishwardi and Atgharia), two municipalities and 12 unions.
There are 84 polling stations in the constituency and the total number of voters is 3 lakh 81 thousand 112.
Of these, 1 lakh 91 thousand 697 are male voters and 1 lakh 89 thousand 415 are female voters.
The Awami League has nominated Md Nuruzzaman Biswas for the constituency.
On the last day of the campaign on Thursday, Awami League candidate Nuruzzaman, BNP nominated candidate Habibur Rahman Habib and Jatiya Party nominated candidate Rezaul Karim spent busy time.