AL sells 3,362 nomination forms, earns Tk 16.81cr
DHAKA, Nov 21, 2023 (BSS) - The Awami League sold a total of 3,362 nomination forms in the last four days among aspirant candidates eager to contest the 12th national elections slated for January 7 next.
The party earned Taka 16.81 crore by selling the nomination papers, AL Office Secretary Barrister Biplab Barua told reporters here after the end of the selling of nomination forms today.
Each nomination form's price was Taka 50,000.
Among them, 121 aspirants collected forms online, while the rest collected the forms from the AL's central office at Bangabandhu Avenue here.
In the four days, 730 aspirants from Dhaka division collected nomination forms, while 659 from Chattogram division, 172 from Sylhet division, 295 Mymensingh division, 258 from Barishal division, 416 from Khulna division, 302 from Rangpur division and 409 from Rajshahi division.
On November 18, AL President Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the sale of the party's nomination papers.
Later, Kazi Akram Uddin Ahmed, a member of the AL advisory council, first collected the party nomination form on behalf of AL President Sheikh Hasina for Gopalganj-3 constituency. After that, AL general secretary Obaidul Quader collected the nomination form.
The timeframe of AL's nomination paper collection and submission ended today (November 21).