BNP picks 49 candidates for 26 constituencies in Barishal, Rajshahi

The Daily Star  November 26, 2018

BNP picks 49 candidates for 26 constituencies in Barishal, Rajshahi

Khaleda to contest for Bogura-6, 7

Star Online Report

BNP has picked 88 candidates against 50 constituencies in Barishal, Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions to contest the 11th parliamentary election slated to be held on December 30.

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam began handing out the party’s nomination to chosen candidates this afternoon at its Gulshan office.

Here is the list of the candidates:

Barishal Division Candidates
Barguna-1 Matiur Rahman Talukder/ Nazrul Islam Molla
Barguna-2 Nurul Islam Moni
Patuakhali-1 Air Vice Marshal (retd) Altaf Hossain Chowdhury
Patuakhali-2 Suraiya Akhter Chowdhury/ Shahidul AlamTalukder/Salma Alam
Patuakhali-3 Md Hasan Mahmud/ Md Shahjahan
Patuakhali-4 ABM Mosharraf Hossain/ Moniruzzaman Moni
Barishal-1  ZahiruddinSwapan/ AbdusSobhan
Barishal-2 Moazzem Hossain Alal/Sharfuddin Swapan/Shahidul Hoque Jamal
Barishal-3 Ad Joynal Abedin/Selima Rahman
Barishal-4 MejbauddinFarhad/Rajib Ahsan
Barishal-5 Mujibur Rahman Sarwar
Barishal-6 Abul Hossain Khan
Jhalakathi-1 Barrister Shahjahan Omar
Jhalakathi-2 Rafiqul Islam Jamal/Israt Jahan Elen Bhutto/JebaAlam Khan
Pirojpur-3 Ruhul Amin Dulal
Rajshahi Division Candidates
Nogaon-1 Saleque Chowdhury/Mustafizur Rahman
Nogaon-2 Shamshuzzoha Khan/Khaza Najibullah
Nogaon-3 RabiulAlamBulet/ParvejArefin Siddique
Nogaon-4 ShamshulAlamPramanik/Ekramul Bari Tipu
Nogaon-5 Jahidul Islam Dulu/Nazrul Haque Moni
Nogaon-6 Alamgir Kabir/Sheikh Rezaul Islam Rezu
Rajshahi-1 Aminul Haque/Mizanur Rahman Minu/Shaheed Hasan
Rajshahi-3 Matiur Rahman Mantu/Shahidul Islam Milon
Rajshahi-4 Abu Hena/Abdul Gafur
Rajshahi-5 Nadim Mostafa/Nazrul Islam Mandal
Rajshahi-6 Abu Sayeed Chan


Earlier this noon, the party started distribution of nomination letters at its’ Gulshan office with BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, who will contest for Bogura-6 and Bogura-7 constituencies in the upcoming general election.

Yesterday, Awami League handed out nomination letters to 248 aspirants picking around 50 new faces to run for the upcoming parliamentary polls and dropping 38 MPs.

The party said it has kept some 70 seats for allies including Jatiya Party, the main opposition in the current parliament. The final decision may come today.


Election Commission has revised polls schedule, deferring the 11th general election by a week to December 30 – a decision taken on November 12.

The authorities have fixed November 28 as the deadline for filing nomination papers, December 2 for scrutiny and December 9 last date of withdrawal.

The move came following demands from several opposition political parties.


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