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Awami League nominations: 3 cabinet members dropped

  • All other cabinet members got nomination
  • Obaidul Quader announced the list on Sunday
Update : 26 Nov 2023, 10:05 PM

Three state ministers have been dropped from the nomination list of the ruling Awami League to contest the upcoming 12th national parliamentary polls.

They are State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid, State Minister for Labor and Employment Monnujan Sufian and State Minister of Primary and Mass Education Zakir Hossain.

In Mymensingh-5 (Muktagacha) constituency, Abdul Hai Akand got party nomination instead of KM Khalid.

Abdul Hai Akand is the general secretary of Muktagachha Upazila Awami League of Mymensingh. He was the chairman of Upazila Parishad.

In Khulna -3, Awami League Organizing Secretray SM Kamal Hossain got the party ticket instead of Monnuzan Sufian.

In Kurigram-4 constituency, Biplab Hasan, a former central leader of Bangladesh Chattra League, got the party ticket instead of Zakir Hossain.

On Sunday, the ruling party Awami League finalized the party candidate for the 12th national parliamentary election.

General Secretary Obaidul Quader announced the names of the candidates at a press conference at the party office at Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital.

Apart from the prime minister, the cabinet now has 25 ministers, 19 state ministers and 3 deputy ministers.

After the publishing the list of party nomination form, it was evident that all but three of the cabinet members got Awami League tickets for the national polls.

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