Saira, widow of Ex-minister Mohsin Ali wins Moulvibazar by-polls

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Moulvibazar, Nov 23: Syeda Saira Mohsin wife of late Mohsin Ali has won the Moulvibazar-3 by-election unopposed.

Returning Officer SM Ejaharul Haq on Monday declared Saira the winner as the nominations of the other candidates were scrapped by the Election Commission.

She was the only valid candidate left in contest for the parliamentary seat, which fell vacant after her husband Syed Mohsin Ali’s, former social welfare minister, death on September 14.

November 22 was the last date for withdrawal of nomination for the by-election scheduled for December 8.

Saira was nominated by the Awami League to contest the seat.