AL finalises Rana’s father, Bodi’s wife for nomination: Quader

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Dhaka, November 20: Awami League (AL) general secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said that the party’s controversial lawmakers Amanur Rahman Khan Rana and Abdur Rahman Bodi have been dropped from the nomination list.Rather, Rana’s father Ataur Rahman Khan for Tangail-3 (Ghatail) and Bodi’s wife Shahina Akter Chowdhury for Cox’s Bazar-4 (Ukhia-Teknaf) have been finalised for their nomination to contest in the 11th parliamentary polls, he said.

The Road Transport and Bridges Minister confirmed it to the reporters after a meeting with Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla at the Secretariat.

The decision has been taken to avoid any controversy, he said.

Quader said, “Though there are controversies against them, but the allegations are yet to proved. Even then, we disqualified them to avoid controversies.”