THE Bangladesh Bank (BB) has so far identified 300 out of the total 9,961 candidates for upazila election as loan defaulters and sent their list to the Election Commission. (Full report)
“Correction to the list is going on and will continue until tomorrow,” Bangladesh Bank Executive Director Khandakar Muzharul Haque told reporters at his office yesterday.
He explained that a candidate defaulted on loan would be eligible for contesting the election on repayment of the loan before the last date for scrutiny of the nomination papers. Scrutiny of nomination papers ends today (Friday).