AL submits list of candidates for reserved seats

Ruling Awami League today submitted the list of 43 women candidates nominated for the election to the reserved seats of the 11th parliament.

An AL-delegation led by the party General Secretary Obaidul Quader submitted the list of the nominees to the returning officer at the Nirbachan Bhaban in Dhaka’s Agargaon this afternoon.

The 43 AL candidates are:

Meanwhile, main opposition Jatiya Party also submitted a list of their four nominees to the EC earlier in the day. The JP nominees are Salma Islam, Raushan Ara Mannan, Masuda M Rashid Chowdhury and Nazma Akhter.

While the Workers’ Party of Bangladesh submitted the name of its lone candidate Lutfunnessa Khan.

Today was the deadline for submitting the nomination papers for the election to the reserved seats slated for March 4.

On February 3, the Election Commission announced the election schedule for the reserved seats.

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