BNP has picked 28 candidates against 15 constituencies in Barishal division 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||Names of the nominees|
|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||Zahiruddin Swapan/ Abdus Sobhan|
|Barishal-2||Moazzem Hossain Alal/Sharfuddin Swapan/Shahidul Hoque Jamal|
|Barishal-3||Ad Joynal Abedin/Selima Rahman|
|Barishal-4||Mejbauddin Farhad/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/Jeba Alam Khan|
|Pirojpur-3||Ruhul Amin Dulal|
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.
HOW MANY CANDIDATES DID AL PICK?
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.