Who is getting the ‘boat’ will be known today
It will be known on Sunday (November 26) who will get the boat tickets for the 300 seats in the next 12th national election. The candidate list of the party has been finalized in the meeting of the Awami League's Parliamentary Nomination Board in the last three days.
According to a source of Awami League, the final list of the candidates who got party nomination will be published today at 4:30 pm from the Awami League central office on Bangabandhu Avenue or the political office of the party president in Dhanmondi.
However, the party has not officially announced anything in this regard so far.
Before announcing the list of candidates, party president Sheikh Hasina will exchange views with the aspirants who have submitted the party nomination form on Sunday morning. The exchange meeting will be held at Ganobhaban, the official residence of the Prime Minister. Awami League President and Parliamentary Nomination Board President Sheikh Hasina will preside over the meeting.
In this meeting, all the members of the Election Management Committee of Awami League formed on the occasion of the 12th National Parliament Elections and all the candidates for nomination of Awami League (with photocopy of national identity card, receipt copy of nomination paper, photocopy of online form if applicable) have been called to attend on time.
The 12th National Assembly election will be held on January 7. The last date for submitting nomination papers to the Election Commission of the candidates participating in this election is November 30.
3362 nomination forms of Awami League were sold in this election. An average of 11 people bought nomination forms for each of the 300 seats in the Jatiya Sangsad. Awami League started the nomination awarding of party candidates from last Thursday.