BNP today allocated 17 seats among its Jatiya Oikyafront alliance partners–Gonoforum, Nagorik Oikya and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (Rab) to contest in the upcoming general election.
Gonoforum was given seven seats while Nagorik Oikya and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (Rab) got five seats each.
Gonoforum was given Dhaka-6 and 7, Moulvibazar-2, Habiganj-1, Mymensingh-8, Pabna-1 and Kurigram-2.
The nominated Gonoforum candidates are: Subrata Chowdhury (Dhaka-6), Mostofa Mohsin Montu (Dhaka-7), Sultan Mansur (Moulvibazar-2), Reza Kibria (Habiganj-1), Khalequzzaman (Mymensingh-8), and AMSA Amin (Kurigram-2).
Jatiya Oikyafront’s component Nagorik Oikya was given Bogura-2, Narayanganj-5, Rangpur-1, Rangpur-5, and Barishal-4.
The nominated Nagorik Oikya candidates are: Mahmudur Rahman Manna (Bogura-2), SM Akram (Narayanganj-5), Shah Md Rahmatullah (Rangpur-1), Mofakharul Islam Nabab (Rangpur-5) and JM Nurur Rahman (Barishal-4).
Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (Rab) has got Laxmipur-4, Cumilla-4, Kishoreganj-3, Dhaka-18, and Shariatpur-1.
They are: ASM Abdur Rab (Laxmipur-4), Abdul Malek Ratan (Cumilla-4), Dr Saiful Islam (Kishoreganj-3), Shahiduddin Mahmud Swapan (Dhaka-18) and Nurul Islam Mal (Shariatpur-1).
Jatiya Oikyafront nominated candidates in all the constituencies will contest the election with BNP’s election symbol “Sheaf of Paddy.