It is the consistent of this Division that Section 21 of the Pourashava Ordinance. 1977 is directory band not mandatory. It is within the province of the delimitation Officer to btake into consideration distribution of population as far as practicable vis-a-vis the territorial unity and administrative convenience and variation of population alone cannot be a ground to render invalid a report of the delimitation finally published.

Miah Lutful Hossain Khashru & Ors. Vs. Bangladesh & Ors. 8 BLT(AD)-284.