Party chatter hints at withdrawal from polls if seat-sharing deal can’t be reached with AL
It appears that all of the ruling party’s efforts revolve around the next election, not considering longer-term ramifications for the itself.
The decision on Awami League’s seat-sharing with the 14-party alliance partners seems to be stalled over the demands from Bangladesh Workers Party and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD).
BNP leaders say the ruling Awami League’s desperate attempt to cause a large-scale defection from their party has failed because only one prominent leader jumped ship.
Actor Masum Parvez Rubel, popularly known as Rubel, has collected a Awami League nomination form for the upcoming 12th parliamentary elections.
Two days after the Election Commission announced the election schedule, the Awami League’s election preparation goes full-throttle.
The Awami League yesterday wrote back to US Assistant Secretary Donald Lu saying “there is not enough time for holding any meaningful dialogue” that would bring about tangible outcomes.