Rita Rahman to contest Rangpur-3 by-polls with 'sheaf of paddy’
Rita Rahman, convener of the People Party of Bangladesh, an ally of the BNP-led 20-Party Alliance, will contest the by-polls to the Rangpur-3 constituency with BNP's election symbol “Sheaf of Paddy”.
BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi made the disclosure at a press briefing held at the party's Naya Paltan central office on Sunday.
A total of five candidates including four from BNP were the nomination aspirants from the constituency.
The by-polls to the Rangpur-3 constituency that fell vacant following the death of Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad will be held on October 5.