The High Court (HC) on Monday (May 8) rejected the writ petition filed by Jahangir Alam, an independent mayoral candidate in the Gazipur City Corporation polls, to regain his candidature.
The High Court bench of Justice Farah Mahbub and Justice Muhammad Mahbub-ul Islam rejected Jahangir's plea.
Lawyers Fida M Kamal and MK Rahman were present in the court for Jahangir Alam. On the other hand, Attorney General AM Amin Uddin appeared for the state.
Earlier, the writ was filed in the concerned division of the High Court on Sunday by Jahangir Alam.
However, on 4th May afternoon Dhaka Divisional Commissioner Md. Sabirul Islam dismissed Jahangir Alam's appeal against the cancellation of nomination.
Gazipur City Corporation polling will be held on May 25.
BDST: 1544 HRS, MAY 08, 2023