Ruling Awami League has announced the names of the party’s nominees who are going to run the first phase of upazila parishad elections for the chairman posts.
“The party’s parliamentary board and its local government nomination board finalised the names in a meeting at party President Sheikh Hasina’s Gonobhaban office yesterday,” said the ruling party leader while talking to reporters at Sheikh Hasina’s Dhanmondi office on Saturday noon.
Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, urged the chairman candidates to work in their respective upazilas to secure victory in the polls.
He also added that the vice chairman posts in the election will remain open to all.
The election to 87 upazila parishads in 12 districts under Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet and Rajshahi divisions will be held in the first phase on March 10.