Writ seeking scraping of Jamaat candidates’ nomination filed
Published : 17 Dec 2018, 19:32:39
A writ was filed on Monday, pleading to cancel nominations of candidates from Jamaat-e-Islami in the upcoming general polls.
Tarikat Federation secretary general Syed Rezaul Haque Chandpuri filed the writ, while the High Court division bench comprising Justice Md Ashfaqul Islam and Justice Mohammad Ali heard the plea in part.
After holding hearing for 40 minutes, the court adjourned the proceedings till tomorrow.
“The Election Commission has canceled the registration of Jamaat. Our main argument point is how can candidates of an unregistered party take part in eleventh national parliamentary polls,” Barrister Tania Amir, who is moving the writ before the court, told newsmen.
Jamaat’s registration was canceled following, a writ filed by people including Chandpuri.-BSS