Jatiya Party will formally start selling nomination papers on Sunday among those who want to contest the upcoming 11th general election with its ticket.
Party chairman HM Ershad is scheduled to inaugurate the nomination paper distribution at 11am at Emmanuelle’s Auditorium in the capital’s Gulshan area, said a press release on Saturday. Ershad is supposed to first buy a party nomination form to contest the election.
Jatiya Party senior-co-chairman Raushon Ershad, co-chairman GM Quader and general secretary ABM Ruhul Amin Hawlader are also expected to buy their nomination forms at the programme. On Thursday evening, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda in a televised address to the nation announced the schedule for the next general election.
As per the schedule, the 11th parliamentary elections will be held on December 23 (Sunday) while the last date for submitting nomination papers is November 19, the date for scrutinising nomination papers is November 22 and the last date for the withdrawal of nomination papers is November 29.