Awami League candidates for 25 elections named
Dhaka, November 29, 2020: The ruling Awami League has finalized the nomination of party mayoral candidates in 25 municipalities of the country on the occasion of the upcoming municipal elections. The names of the candidates were finalized at a meeting of the Local Government Representative Nomination Board at Ganobhaban, the official residence of party president and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday (November 26) afternoon.
Later, the names of the mayoral candidates were announced in a press release signed by Awami League office secretary Barrister Biplob Barua.
Those who have been nominated - Md. Manikganj Municipality of Dhaka Division. Ramzan Ali, Dhaka district Dhamrai Golam Kabir and Gazipur Sreepur municipality. Anisur Rahman got the final signal of the team.
Badiul Alam in Sitakunda Municipality, Chittagong District, Chittagong Division; Puthia municipality of Rajshahi district of Rajshahi division. Rabiul Islam, Paba Upazila Katakhali Municipality. Abbas Ali, Monir Akhter Khan Taru Lodi in Shahjadpur, Sirajganj and Sakhawat Hossain Sakho in Chatmohar Municipality, Pabna; Rangpur Division Panchagarh Municipality Zakia Khatun, Thakurgaon Pirganj. Kashirul Alam, said Dinajpur Phulbari. Khwaja Moin Uddin, Rangpur Badarganj. Ahasanul Haque Chowdhury and Md. Kurigram Municipality. Kaziul Islam has been nominated.
Al Mashum Murshed in Khoksa municipality of Kushtia district of Khulna division, Sanat Kumar Biswas in Chalna municipality of Dakop upazila of Khulna and Riazul Islam Joarddar in Chuadanga municipality; ABM Golam Kabir in Betagi municipality of Barguna district of Barisal division, Abdul Barek Mollah in Kuakata municipality of Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali, Md. In Wazirpur of Barisal. Gias Uddin Bepari and Bakerganj said. Lokman Hossain Dakua has been nominated.
Biswajit Roy in Dirai municipality of Sunamganj district of Sylhet division, Abul Imam Md. In Baralekha of Moulvibazar. Kamran Chowdhury and Habiganj Shayestaganj said. Masuduzzaman Masuk; Mymensingh Division Mymensingh District Gafargaon Municipality SM Iqbal Hossain (Sumon) and Netrokona Madan Municipality. Abdul Hannan Talukdar will contest for the post of mayor in these municipalities.
On November 22, the Election Commission announced the election schedule in these 25 municipalities. Announcing the schedule, the senior secretary of the commission. Alamgir said, "Polling will be held in 25 municipalities on December 28 from 8 am to 4 pm without any interruption."