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12th JS polls

AL fixes nomination form price at Tk 50,000

Published : 05 Nov 2023 10:59 PM | Updated : 06 Nov 2023 05:06 PM

The ruling Awami League (AL) has fixed the price of nomination form at Tk 50,000 for the upcoming 12th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) elections expected to be held in the first week of January 2024.

The price of a nomination form has been increased to Tk 20,000 as it was Tk 30,000 during the last 11th parliamentary polls.

AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader revealed the information while talking to reporters at AL Bangabandhu Avenue central office in the capital on Sunday.

Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, said the AL nomination papers can be collected and submitted at eight booths, while the price of nomination paper is fixed at Tk 50,000.

He said anyone can collect nomination papers online but it will be informed later when the nomination papers would be available.

The AL general secretary said the nomination forms will be sold at the AL Bangabandhu Avenue central office. "We have started preparation to this end. And if anyone wants to collect nomination papers online, he/she will be able to collect it online," he added.

AL presidium member Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, Bir Bikram, office secretary Barrister Biplab Barua, and Dhaka South City AL president Abu Ahmed Mannafi and its general secretary Humayun Kabir were present.