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:
|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-2||Moazzem Hossain Alal/Sharfuddin Swapan/Shahidul Hoque Jamal|
|Barishal-3||Ad Joynal Abedin/Selima Rahman|
|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|
|Nogaon-1||Saleque Chowdhury/Mustafizur Rahman|
|Nogaon-2||Shamshuzzoha Khan/Khaza Najibullah|
|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.
WHEN IS THE ELECTION?
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.