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2,712 candidates will compete for 300 seats in national elections.

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A total of 2,712 candidates, including 747 independents, have submitted their candidacies to contest in 300 constituencies in the upcoming 12th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) elections.

For the January 7, 2024, election, 29 registered political parties nominated 1,965 candidates, according to Shariful Alam, Director of Public Relations for the Election Commission (EC) Secretariat.

According to the election schedule, nomination papers must be scrutinise by the EC by December 4 and candidates may file an appeal of the returning officers’ decisions by December 9.

The final lists of candidates show that Bangladesh Awami League (Boat) has submitted 304 candidates for 298 seats, whereas Jatiya Party-JaPa (Plough) has nominated 304 candidates for 287 seats.

Besides, Zaker Party (Rose) nominated 218 candidates while Trinamool BNP (Sonali Ash) 151, National People’s Party’ (Mango) 142 and Bangladesh Congress (Green Coconut) nominated 116 candidates to contest in the polls.

Candidates nominated by other political parties are: Krishak Shramik Janata League (Gamcha) 34, Gonotantri Party (Pigeon) 12, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (Torch) 91, Bangladesh Tarikat Federation (Garland) 47, Bangladesh Kelafat Andolon (Banyan Tree) 14, Bangladesh Kalyan Party (Wrist Watch) 18, Islamic Front Bangladesh (Chair) 39, Bangladesh Jatiya Party (Jackfruit) 13, Gono Front (Fish) 25, Gono Forum (Rising Sun) 9, Islami Oikya Jote (Minar) 45, Bangladesh Islami Front (Candle Light) 37, Jatiya Party-JP (Bicycle) 20, Workers Party of Bangladesh (Hammer) 33, Bangladesh Samyabadi Dal (Wheel) 6, Bikolpodhara Bangladesh (Kula) 14, Bangladesh Supreme Party (Ektara) 82, Bangladesh Nationalist Movement (Anchor) 49, Bangladesh Nationalist Front (Television) 55, Bangladesh Sangskritik Muktijote (Stick) 74, Bangladesh Muslim League (Hat Panja) 5, Bangladesh National Awami Party (hut) 6 and Bangladesh Muslim League (hurricane lamp) 2.

A total of 2,712 candidates, including 747 independents, have submitted their candidacies to contest in 300 constituencies in the upcoming 12th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) elections.

For the January 7, 2024, election, 29 registered political parties nominated 1,965 candidates, according to Shariful Alam, Director of Public Relations for the Election Commission (EC) Secretariat.

According to the election schedule, nomination papers must be scrutinise by the EC by December 4 and candidates may file an appeal of the returning officers’ decisions by December 9.

The final lists of candidates show that Bangladesh Awami League (Boat) has submitted 304 candidates for 298 seats, whereas Jatiya Party-JaPa (Plough) has nominated 304 candidates for 287 seats.

Besides, Zaker Party (Rose) nominated 218 candidates while Trinamool BNP (Sonali Ash) 151, National People’s Party’ (Mango) 142 and Bangladesh Congress (Green Coconut) nominated 116 candidates to contest in the polls.

Candidates nominated by other political parties are: Krishak Shramik Janata League (Gamcha) 34, Gonotantri Party (Pigeon) 12, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (Torch) 91, Bangladesh Tarikat Federation (Garland) 47, Bangladesh Kelafat Andolon (Banyan Tree) 14, Bangladesh Kalyan Party (Wrist Watch) 18, Islamic Front Bangladesh (Chair) 39, Bangladesh Jatiya Party (Jackfruit) 13, Gono Front (Fish) 25, Gono Forum (Rising Sun) 9, Islami Oikya Jote (Minar) 45, Bangladesh Islami Front (Candle Light) 37, Jatiya Party-JP (Bicycle) 20, Workers Party of Bangladesh (Hammer) 33, Bangladesh Samyabadi Dal (Wheel) 6, Bikolpodhara Bangladesh (Kula) 14, Bangladesh Supreme Party (Ektara) 82, Bangladesh Nationalist Movement (Anchor) 49, Bangladesh Nationalist Front (Television) 55, Bangladesh Sangskritik Muktijote (Stick) 74, Bangladesh Muslim League (Hat Panja) 5, Bangladesh National Awami Party (hut) 6 and Bangladesh Muslim League (hurricane lamp) 2.