The first phase of municipal election will be held on December 28
Awami League on Saturday picked its candidates for contesting elections to 25 municipalities across the country.
The names of the contenders were finalised at a meeting of Awami League’s Local Government Nomination Board, held at Ganabhaban with the party President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.
The division-wise names of the municipalities:
Rangpur: Zakia Sultana (Panchagar), M KashirulnAlam (Pirganj), M Khawja Moin Uddin (Fulbari), M Ahsanul Huq Chowdhury (Badarganaj) and M Kaziul Islam (Kurigram).
Rajshahi: M Rabiul Islam (Puthia), M Abbas Ali (Katakhali), Monir Akther Khan Toru Lodi (Shahjadpur) and Shakhwat Hossain Shakho (Chatmohor).
Khulna: Al Masum Murshed (Khoksha), Sajat Kumar Biswas (Chalna), and Reazul Islam Zoardar (Chuadanga).
Barisal: ABM Golam Kabir (Betagi), A Barek Molla (Kuakata), M Giauddin Bepari (Ujirpur) and M Lokman Hossain Dakua (Bakerganj).
Mymensingh: SM Iqbal Hossain Suman (Gafargaon) and M Abdul Hannan Talukder (Madan).
Sylhet: Biswajit Roy (Dirai), Abul Imam M Kamran Chowdhury (Borolekha) and M Masuduzzaman Masuq (Shayestaganj).