Dhaka: 1:56 AM, Tue, 16 Jul, 2019

AL wants competitive election in two by-polls

Amirul : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-01-23 5:20:33 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-01-28 9:18:35 AM

Senior Correspondent: Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said Awami League wants a competitive election in participation of all political parties in the by-elections to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Kishoreganj-1 constituency.

He came up with the statement while replying to a query of journalists after a view exchange meeting with the senior officials of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) at the newly constructed BRTA Bhaban in the capital’s Banani on Wednesday.

Quader said, “A decision on nomination will be taken in the board meeting of Awami League on January 26 next. Those who will emerge as eligible candidate to the people will be given nomination after scrutiny of the nomination papers. We want a participatory and competitive election.”

The AL leader urged all registered parties to participate in the upcoming by-elections.

risingbd/Dhaka/Jan 23, 2019/Reza/AI