With the national polls around six months away, the AL and the BNP are going to hold programmes and counter-programmes to show off their strength on the streets
More female voters have got on the voter list than males during the last registration of prospective voters ahead of the 12th parliamentary election.
Law Minister Anisul Huq today (October 27, 2022) said BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will not be sent to jail before the next parliamentary election though she has been convicted and sentenced to imprisonments in two corruption cases.
US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman has reaffirmed the importance of upholding human rights and holding "free, fair, and peaceful" national elections in Bangladesh.
The Election Commission yesterday said it cannot force any political parties to take part in the next parliamentary election, but it sincerely hopes the participation of all parties.
The government will make all-out efforts to bring opposition BNP to the next parliamentary election, slated for late next year.
Surprising as it may seem to many, President Abdul Hamid has legal authority to play a significant role in ensuring that the next parliamentary election is held in a free and fair manner.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said there was a good chance that the next parliamentary election would be held on December 27.