733 collect AL’s nomination forms on 3rd day


Some 733 people today collected nomination forms of the Awami League on the third day to contest the 12th national elections slated for January 7.

Among them, 24 aspirants collected forms online while others collected the forms from the AL’s central office at Bangabandhu Avenue here, AL office sources said.

The party sold forms of Taka 3,66,50,000 as each nomination form’s price is Taka 50,000. A total of 3019 forms were sold in the three days as earning is Taka 15,09,50,000.

On the third day, 166 aspirants from Dhaka division collected forms, 165 from Chattogram division, 33 from Sylhet division, 58 Mymensingh division, 76 from Barishal division, 90 from Khulna division, 62 from Rangpur division and 59 from Rajshahi division.

AL Office Secretary Barrister Biplab Barua disclosed the information after the end of the selling of nomination forms on the third day.

AL President Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the sale of nomination papers.
Later, Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed, a member of the AL advisory council, first collected the party nomination form on behalf of AL President Sheikh Hasina for Gopalganj-3 seat. After that, AL general secretary Obaidul Quader collected the nomination form.

AL’s nomination papers can be collected and submitted every day from 10 am to 4 pm till tomorrow (November 21).