National election on January 7
The deadline for submitting nomination papers is November 30. The scrutiny of nomination papers will be conducted by December 1-4, and the final date for withdrawing candidacy is December 17.
Unveiling the polls schedule, Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal urged all political parties to join the election.
In a televised address to the nation, he also assured them of taking all necessary measures to ensure a free and fair election.