Ruling Awami League (AL) has nominated Nuruzzaman Biswas for contesting by-polls to Pabna-4 (Ishwardi-Atgharia) constituency slated for September 26.
Nomination board of the party announced the name of Nuruzzaman who was serving as Ishwardi upazila parishad chairman.
The decision came at a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair on Sunday. All members of the board were present at the meeting held in Ganabhaban, official residence of Sheikh Hasina, also president of the ruling party.
Pabna-4 constituency fell vacant following death of former Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sharif Dilu on April 2 last.