HC rejects Kader Siddique’s nomination in Tangail-4 by-election


Dhaka, Feb 4: The High Court (HC) on Thursday rejected the writ petition filed by Kader Siddiqui against the cancellation of candidature for Tangail-4 election.

A HC bench of Justice Ashfaqul Kamal and Justice Zafor Ahmed passed the order around 12:15 pm.

As a result, Krishak Sramik Janata League candidate Bangabir Kader Siddiqui cannot take part in the election of Tangail-4 constituency.

Election Commission lawyer Muhammad Yasin told reporters, adding, “There are several orders from Appellate Division in this regards. The court might have considered such orders.”

“Kader Siddiqui is not at all satisfied by the order. However, we will let you know if he will move to the Appellate Division”, Kader’s Lawyer Barrister Raghib Rauf Chowdhury said.