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BNP to sell nomination forms for three city polls on Wednesday

  • Published at 05:28 pm June 19th, 2018
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BNP will sell nomination forms on Wednesday among people willing to contest the upcoming elections to Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal city corporations with its tickets.

The party’s Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi came up with the announcement at a press briefing at BNP’s Naya Paltan headquarters on Tuesday.

He said party nomination seekers would be able to collect the forms at Tk10,000 each from their office by 4pm Wednesday.

File photo of Ruhul Kabir Rizvi | Photo: BNP's Facebook pageAfter filling the forms, the aspirants would have to submit them along with Tk25,000 security deposit the following day.

Later, the party’s nomination board would interview the aspirants to pick the most suitable mayoral candidates for the three city polls.

Rizvi said they would announce the schedule for the interviews later.

The elections to Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal city corporations are slated for July 30.

According to the election schedule announced by the Election Commission, the deadline for the submission of nomination papers is June 28.

The dates for scrutinizing those are July 1 and 2, and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is July 9.