Election Commissioner Shah Nawaz on Thursday said Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami cannot contest elections as it is no longer a registered political party as the High Court (HC) declared illegal its registration. ‘’Jamaat is no more a registered political party as the High Court has declared its registration illegal,’’ he told reporters at his Election Commission secretariat office, reports UNB. The High Court on November 2 published its full judgment cancelling the registration of Jamaat-e-Islami with the Election Commission as a political party. The High Court on August 1 declared illegal the registration of Jamaat as a political party.
Source: BD Chronicle