A total of 94 aspirants collected nomination papers from the ruling Awami League to try their luck in three upcoming by-elections : Dhaka-14, Sylhet-3 and Cumilla-5, the party said on Thursday, reports UNB.
The Awami League said 34 nominations have been sold for Dhaka-14, 25 for Sylhet-3 and 35 for Cumilla-5 until the sale closed at 5 pm Thursday.
The by-polls in these constituencies are scheduled for July 28. The would-be candidates collected forms from Awami League's President Sheikh Hasia's political office in Dhmonadhi maintaining Covid-19 health protocol, said the party.
The aspirants already have started campaigning through the posters, offline and online in their respective area alongside lobbying with the senior leaders.
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