The BNP wants to make a final push to realise its demand for holding the next general election under a neutral caretaker administration only after the top brass finds the party’s Dhaka city units fully prepared for an all-out movement.
All these rules, restrictions, and obstructions indicate they may fear the reawakening of the opposition.
What game do our political leaders plan to play?
Soon after the DMP gave permission to BNP to hold its December 10 rally at Suhrawardy Udyan, the party said it will stage the programme in front of the Nayapaltan office.
ECs in Bangladesh have historically faced controversies
BNP heavily criticises the Election Commission for hurriedly announcing the schedule for the next parliamentary election and alleges that all have been set to hold a lopsided election.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will not violate constitution in holding the general elections, her party’s General Secretary Obaidul Quader says.
The Election Commission seems to be in an unusual hurry to announce the schedule for the next parliamentary polls.
Juktofront Chairman and Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) President Dr AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury writes to President Abdul Hamid for a dialogue for holding the upcoming general election in a free and fair manner.
The Election Commission finalises the electoral code for upcoming parliamentary election, which includes use of electronic voting machines (EVMs).
The Left Democratic Alliance (LDA), a coalition of eight left-leaning political parties, yesterday threatened tough demonstrations across the country in November if the government fails to meet their four-point demand within the next 48 hours.
A delegation of the Bangladesh Christian Association (BCA) places a three-point demand to the Election Commission urging it not to hold the next general election on any day around December 25 as the day will be celebrated as Christmas Day.
The cabinet yesterday approved major changes to the Representation of the People Order, paving the way for the use of Electronic Voting Machines in polls and relaxing the rules on loan defaulters contesting the polls.
The Election Commission has scrapped the registration of Jamaat-e-Islami, a component of the BNP-led 20-party alliance, making it clear that the party will not be able to contest the upcoming national election.
Dr Kamal Hossain in a letter urged Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to arrange talks between the Awami League and Jatiya Oikyafront ahead of the national polls.
Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad says his party will take part in the upcoming general election to bring change in power for the sake of peace and prosperity.
The BNP has brought back its 12 “reformist” leaders, who became politically inactive after the 1/11 changeover, to strengthen its activities ahead of the 11th parliamentary election.
Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says the coming parliamentary election will get support from the international community even if BNP does not take part in it.
BNP-led 20-party alliance partner Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) President Col (Rtd) Oli Ahmed calls upon the opposition political parties to be restrained ahead of the next general election.