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Ershad asks EC not to allocate ‘Plough’ to any candidate

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Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad in a letter to the election commission Thursday Ã¯Â»Â¿asked them not to allocate his party’s symbol ‘Plough’ to anyone in the ensuing 10th parliamentary polls slated for January 5 next year.

Ershad’s special adviser Boby Hajjaj submitted the letter signed by the JP chief to the office of the chief election commissioner, Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad.
‘As the Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad announced that his party would not take part in the polls, the party chairman wrote a letter to the CEC apprising him of the party’s decision,’ Hajjaj told reporters after the submitting the letter. 
The letter requested the CEC not to allocate Jatiya Party’s election symbol ‘Plough’ to any candidate participating in the January 5 polls, he said. 
Responding a question, Ershad’s adviser said JP party candidates have begun withdrawing their candidatures.




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