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Rita Rahman to contest Rangpur-3 by-polls with 'sheaf of paddy’

Published: 08 Sep 2019   

Samakal Correspondent

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.


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