Who will form the opposition is still a matter of speculation.
It is the EC’s role to ensure a congenial atmosphere for people to cast their votes freely.
The ruling Awami League is desperately trying to showcase the polls as inclusive and competitive.
It appears that all of the ruling party’s efforts revolve around the next election, not considering longer-term ramifications for itself.
The youths have turned away from politics out of frustration.
Given the attitudes of Awami League and BNP as Bangladesh election draws closer, there is no reason for one to feel hopeful about having a peaceful and participatory election.
While the prime minister is unofficially on her campaign trail, the opposition camp is on the run.