Obaidul Quader said, “We left 60 seats for our Grand Alliance partners.”
“40 seats were given to HM Ershad’s Jatiya Party (JaPa),” he informed.
He also informed, “A total of five constituencies were finalized for Workers’ Party, three for Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) and as many as for Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD-Inu), two for Jatiya Party (Manju), two for Bangladesh Tariqat Federation and one for Ambia-led JSD.”
“If any alliance partner wants to contest the polls with its own electoral symbol in any constituency, it will be allowed to do so,” Obaidul said while briefing the reporters.
The 11th parliamentary elections will be held on December 30. As per the polls schedule, the deadline for filing the nomination papers was November 28. The authorities have fixed December 2 for scrutiny and December 9 the last date for nomination withdrawal.