Tarique joins BNP nomination board on 4th day

Tarique joins BNP nomination board on 4th day

Prothom Alo English Desk | Nov 21, 2018

Nomination seekers enter the BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office in Dhaka. Prothom Alo File PhotoBNP acting chairperson Tarique Rahman joined the nomination board using a telecommunication app as the party started interviewing its nomination seekers for the upcoming national elections for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday.

The interview of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party nomination aspirants will conclude with today’s interview at BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office, reports UNB.

The party nomination board, comprising BNP standing committee members, started the interview with those who bought nomination forms for Mymensingh and Faridpur districts at 10:00am.

The interview of the nomination seekers of Dhaka division will begin around 2:30pm.

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, standing committee members Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Moudud Ahmed, Jamir Uddin Sircar, Gayeshwar Chandra Roy, Abdul Moyeen Khan, Nazrul Islam Khan and Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury, Mahbubur Rahman and Mirza Abbas were present there in the nomination board.

Though the authorities concerned blocked telecommunication application Skype on Monday the nomination seekers who faced interview said Tarique joined the board on Tuesday as previous days using another application.

On Monday, BNP alleged that the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission blocked telecommunication application Skype across the country.

The move came after election commission secretary Helal Uddin remarked that the commission has “nothing to do” with Tarique Rahman’s involvement in the nomination processes of the party, the party added.


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