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MP Nixon sued by EC

  • Published at 12:57 pm October 15th, 2020
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File photo of Faridpur 4 MP Mujibur Rahman Nixon Chowdhury Facebook

Nixon reportedly threatened the Faribpur DC and AC (land) during Charbhadrasan upazila by-polls

A case has been filed on against Faridpur 4 MP Mujibur Rahman Nixon Chowdhury for violating electoral code of conduct during by-election to the post of chairman of Charbhadrasan Upazila Parishad.

Senior District Election Commission Officer Nauabul Islam filed the case with Charbhadrashon police station around 10am on Thursday.

Saiful Islam, an Election Commission officer confirmed the matter.

In the FIR of the case, legal action was sought against the MP under Upazila Parishad Electoral Code 2013 and Upazila Parishad Elector Code of Conduct 2016.

Nixon reportedly threatened the deputy commissioner (DC) and the assistant commissioner (land) of Faridpur district over the arrest of his supporters during by-polls to the post of chairman of Charbhadrasan Upazila Parishad.

He came up with the threat at a victory rally held in front of Charbhadrasan Upazila Awami League office after Awami League candidate Upazila Awami League General Secretary Md Kawsar Hossain (boat symbol) won the election.


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The by-election to the post of chairman of Charbhadrasan Upazila Parishad was held on Saturday.

A total of seven candidates contested the election. Among them, two candidates withdrew their candidatures before the election.

The Awami League candidate was elected securing 16,528 votes.

His closest rival, KM Obaidul Bari, former uinion parishad chairman of Harirampur Union Parishad, got 5, 346 votes.

Magistrates were appointed in Charbhadrasan upazila elections as per the demand of the Election Commission to hold the election in a free, fair and peaceful environment, Faridpur DC Atul Sarkar said.

The DC said that he informed the matter to the higher authorities.