A total of 48 among the first 80 aspirants reviewed have received their candidacy back during the appeals by the Election Commission.
The nominations of 27 others remained cancelled while the commission has deferred deciding on five candidates for later.
The commission, led by Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal, delivered the verdict after reviewing the appeals at the Agargaon Election Commission building on Sunday (10 December) afternoon.
The hearings are still going on with the commission set to review 104 appeals in total today.
Over the next six days until 15 December, the Election Commission will hear appeals from invalidated candidates.
Candidates must participate in these hearings with their legal representatives and the essential documentation for their defence.
If dissatisfied with the decision, candidates will have the option to seek reconsideration through the High Court.
Earlier, the commission nullified the nomination papers of 731 out of 2,716 aspirants due to signature discrepancies, loan or bill defaults, and dual citizenship issues during the scrutiny process.
The appeals for reinstating candidacy for the upcoming 12th national election began on 5 December and were accepted until 9 December.
As of 8 December, a total of 431 candidates have applied to reclaim their eligibility, as reported by EC sources.