The ruling Bangladesh Awami League has announced its party candidates for the election to 61 municipalities. The names of the candidates were announced at a meeting of Awami League Local Government Public Representative Nomination Board held at the Prime Minister’s official Ganabhaban residence in Dhaka on Friday (Dec 18). President of Awami League Local Government Public Representative Nomination Board and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over it, local media reported.
The candidates will contest in the election of seven municipalities in Rangpur division, 20 in Rajshahi division, 8 in Khulna division, 1 in Barishal division, 8 in Dhaka division, 4 in Mymensingh division, 7 in Sylhet division and 6 in Chattogram division.
The names of 61 nominated candidates of Bangladesh Awami League were finalized for the municipality elections (second phase).