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Writ petition for scrapping JS membership of Tangail-4 MP

Published : 16 Nov 2021 10:14 PM | Updated : 17 Nov 2021 01:14 PM

A writ petition has been filed challenging the legitimacy of the membership of the parliament of Tangail-4 (Kalihati) MP Hasan Imam Khan Sohail Hazari.

The High Court bench of Justice Mamnoon Rahman and Justice Khandaker Diliruzzaman may hear the writ petition. scrap

Local Awami League leader and a resident of Tangail Md Mokhlesur Rahman has filed the writ petition for hiding educational information in the affidavit. Advocate Md Borhan Khan filed the writ petition on behalf of Mokhlesur Rahman on Tuesday morning.

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The writ petition has been filed against the persons concerned including the Chief Election Commissioner. Deputy Attorney General Amit Das Gupta confirmed the matter to media.

It was known that Mokhlesur Rahman wrote a letter to the Speaker on July 25 stating that there were discrepancies in the educational qualifications of MP Hasan Imam Khan in his affidavit. He requested that the matter be referred to the Election Commission (EC) for resolution. 

However, since that was not the case, Mokhlesur Rahman has filed the writ petition with the High Court disposing of the letter. In the writ petition, Hasan Iman Khan has been asked to resign from the post of Member of Parliament for giving false information in the election affidavit.

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