A total of 21 candidates from different political parties have collected nomination papers till Tuesday in seven constituencies of Bogra to be candidates for the 12th parliamentary elections. District Senior Election Officer Mahamud Hasan informed this information.
Former president of Bogra Sadar Upazila BNP Sarkar Badal and former district executive committee member Mohammad Shokarana collected nomination papers as independent candidates from Bogra-7 (Gabatli-Shajahanpur) and Bogra-1 (Sariakandi-Sonatala) constituencies respectively. Rakib Hasan from Jatiya Party in Bogra-7 seat.
Bogra-4 (Kahalu-Nandigram) Constituency MP Rezaul Karim Tansen from Jasd and Awami League leader Anwar Hossain Rana also collected nomination papers. Apart from this, those who have collected nomination papers as independent candidates are – Intajur Rahman Intaj in Bogra-1 seat, Al Farazi Md. in Bogra-2 (Shibganj) seat. Nurul Islam and Belal Hossain; Bogra-3 (Adamdighi-Dupchanchia) Constituency Nazrul Islam Nayan; Moshfiqur Rahman, Ashiqur Rahman Matin and Arefin Badal in Bogra-4 Constituency; Abdul Mannan Akhand, Swapan Pramanik and Syed Kabir Ahmed Mithu in Bogra-6 (Sadar) seat; Amjad Hossain, Zulfikar Ali, Asafudaula Sarkar, Ataur Rahman, Member of Parliament Rezaul Karim Bablu and Jinnatul Islam in Bogra-7 seat.