The High Court (HC) asked the authorities concerned on Tuesday to accept the nomination paper of BNP standing committee member Mirza Abbas and complete the scrutiny within 24 hours, reports UNB.
The HC bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader passed the order following a writ petition filed by Mirza Abbas.
Advocate Zainul Abedin and Advocate Ehsanur Rahman stood for the petitioner.
The HC also issued a rule asking the government to explain why the refusal to accept of Mirza Abbas' nomination paper should not be declared illegal.
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