DOT Desk: The main opposition party in parliament, Jatiya Party, has picked Mohammad Nasir Uddin Sarkar to contest at Dhaka-18 by-polls. JP Chairman GM Quader yesterday interviewed the party’s prospective candidates and announced Mohammad Nasir Uddin as the party’s candidate, said a press release issued by the party,reports BDnews24. JP secretary general Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu, co-chairs Mujibul Haque Chunnu, Salma Islam and presidium member Rezaul Islam Bhuiyan were present at the meeting of the selection board chaired by GM Quader.
The meeting was held at the JP chairman’s Banani office, added the release.
Awami League has already selected Habib Hasan while BNP has picked SM Jahangir for contesting in the by-polls.
Dhaka-18 seat was vacant after the demise of former minister and Awami League presidium member Sahara Khatun on July 9 this year.