Dhaka, Dec 7 (UNB) – BNP on Friday finalised 206 candidates to contest the 11th parliamentary elections with its election symbol ‘Sheaf of Paddy’ as only 23 days are left before the nation goes to the polls on December 30.
Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir formally presented the list at a p press conference at BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office in the evening.
“We’re announcing the names of candidates for 206 seats. We’ll disclose the names of 94 candidates of the 20-party, Oikyafront and that of our undecided ones tomorrow (Saturday),” he said.
He said they are taking part in the election as part of their democratic movement to free Khaleda Zia from jail amid serious adversities.
Fakhrul urged the BNP leaders and activists to remain united and work for the party-nominated candidates to ensure their victory.
He said their party standing committee member finalised the candidates considering various aspects.
However, he announced only the names of 202 candidates.
Earlier in the day, Awami League announced the list of its contestants for 240 constituencies and set aside 60 seats for its alliance partners.
BNP’s final candidates in Rangpur division are Barrister Naushad Zamir (Panchagarch-1), Farhad Hossain Azad (Panchagrach-2), Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir (Thakurgaon-1), Zahedur Rahman (Thakurgaon-3), MD Sadik Reaz (Dinajpur-2), Mohammad Akhtaruzzamn Bhuiyan (Dinajpur-4), AZM Rezanul Haque (Dinajpur-5), Rafiqul Islam, (Nilphamari-1), Hasan Rajib Pradhan (Lalmonirhat-1), MD Rokanuddin Babul ( (Lalmonirhat-2), Asadul Habib Dulu (Lalmonirhat 3), Mohammad Ali Sarker (Rangpur-2), Rita Rahman (Rangpur-3, Emdadul Haque Bharsa (Rangpur-4), Saiful Islam (Rangpur-6), Saifur Rahman Rana (Kurigram -1), Tajvirul Islam (Kurigram-3), Azizur Rahman (Kurigram-4), Farroque Kabir Ahmed (Gaibandha-4), Farrukh Alam Sarker (Gaibandha-5).
Those who got BNP’s final nomination in Rajshahi division are Fazlur Rahman (Joypurhat-1), Abu Yusuf Mohammad Khalilur Rahman ((Joypurhat-2), Kazi Rafiqul Islam, (Bogura-1), Mosharraf Hossain (Bogura-4), Golam Mohammad Siraj, (Bogura-5), Md Shahjahan Miah (Chapainawabganj-1), MD Aminul Islam (Chapainawabganj-2), Md Harunur Rashid (Chapainawabganj-3), Mustafizur Rahman (Naogaon–1), Shamsuz Zoha Khan (Naogaon-2), Parvez Arefin Siddique Jony (Naogaon –3), Shamsul Alam Pramanik (Naogaon –4), Jahedul Islam Dholu (Naogaon-5), Alamgir Kabir (Naogaon-6), Barrister Aminul Haque (Rajshahi-1), Mizanur Rahman Minu, (Rajshahi-2) Shafiqul Haque Milon (Rajshahi-3), Abu Hena (Rajshahi-4), Prof Nazrul Islam (Rajshahi-5), Abu Sayeed Chand (Rajshahi-6, Kamrun Nahar Shirin, (Natore-1), Sabina Yesmin Chobi, (Natore-2), Daudar Mahmud (Natore-3), Abdul Aziz (Natore-4), Rumana Morshed Kanak Chapa (Sirajganj-1), Abdul Mannan Taluker (Sirajganj-3), Amirul Islam Khan Alim (Sirajganj-5), Kamruddin Ehiya Khan Majlish (Sirajganj-6), AKM Selim Reza Habib (Pabana-2), KM Anwarul Islam (Pabna-3) and Habibur Rahman Habib (Pabna-4).
BNP’s final runners under Khulna divisions are Masud Arun (Meherpur-1), Javed Masud ((Meherpur-2), Reza Ahmed Bachchu Mollah (Kusthina-1), Jakir Hossain Sarker (Kushtia-3), Mehedi Ahmed Rumi (Kushtia-4), Md Shaheeduzzaman (Chuadanga-1), Mahmud Hasan Khan (Chuadanga-2), Abdul Majid (Jhenaidah-2), Saiful Islam Firoz (Jhenaidah-4), Mofiqul Hasan Tripti (Jashore-1), Aninda Islam Amith (Jashore-3), Manwar Hossain Khan, (Magura-1), Netai Roy Chowdhury (Magura-2), Sajjad Hossain (Narail-1), Sheikh Masud Rana (Bagerhat-1), MA Salam (Bagerhat-2), Amir Ezaz Khan (Khulna-1), Nazrul Islam Manju (Khulna-2), Rakibul Islam Bakul (Khulna-3), Azizul Bari Helal (Khulna-4) and Habibul Islam Habib (Satkhira-1).
Those who got final BNP ticket under Barishal division are Altaf Hossain Chowdhury (Patuakhali-1), Golam Maula Rony (Patuakhali-3), ABM Mosharraf Hossain (Patuakhali-4), Hafiz Ibrahim (Bhola-2), Major (retd) Hafizuddin Ahmed (Bhola-3), Nazimuddin Alam (Bhola-4), Jahir Uddin Swapon (Barishal-1), Sharfuddin Santu (Barishal-2), Zainul Abedin (Barishal-3), Mujibur Rahman Sarwar (Barishal-5), Abul Hossain Khan (Barishal-6), Barrister Shahjahan Omar (Jhalakathi-1), Jeba Amin Khan (Jhalakathi-2) and Rulul Amin Dulal (Pirojpur-3).
BNP’s final candidates under Mymensingh division are Sultan Mohammad Babu (Jamalpur-2), Mostafizur Rahman Babul (Jamalpur-3), Faridul Kabir Talukder Shamim (Jamalpur-4) Shah Wares Ali Mamun (Jamalpur-5), Dr Sanseela Jebrin (Sherpur-1), Mokhlesur Rahman Ripon (Sherpur-2), Mahmudul Haque Rubel (Sherpur-3), Shah Shaheed Sarwar (Mymenshingh-2), Ahmed Tayebur Rahman Hiron (Mymenshingh-3), Jakir Hossain (Mymenshingh-5), Shamsuddin Ahmed (Mymenshingh-6), Joynal Abedin (Mymenshingh-7), Khurram Chowdhury (Mymenshingh-9), Fokhruddin Ahmed Bachchu (Mymenshingh-11), Kaiser Kamal (Netrokona-1), Dr. Anwarul Haque (Netrokona-2), Rafiqul Islam Hilali (Netrokona-3), Tahmina Zaman (Netrokona-4).
Those who got BNP’s final ticket in Dhaka division are Rezaul Karim Khan Chunnu (Kishoreganj-1), Mejor (retd) Akhtaruzzaman (Kishoreganj-2), Fazlur Rahman (Kishoreganj-4), Mujibur Rahman Iqbal (Kishoregan-5), Md Shariful Islam (Kishoreganj-6), Shahidul Islam (Tangail-1), Sultan Salahuddin Tuku (Tangail-2), Mahmudul Hasan (Tangail-5), Goutam Chakraborty (Tangail-6), Abul Kalam Azad Siddiqi (Tangail-7), SA Jinna Kabir (Manikganj-1), Moinul Islam Khan (Manikganj-2), Shah Moazzem Hossain (Munshiganj-1), Mizanur Rahman Sinha (Munshiganj-2), Abdul Hai (Munshiganj-3), Irfan Ibne Aman (Dhaka-2), Gayeshwar Chandra Roy (Dhaka-3), Salahuddin Ahmed (Dhaka-4), Mirza Abbas (Dhaka-8), Shamim Ara Begum (Dhaka-11), Saiful Alam Nirob (Dhaka-12), Abdus Salam (Dhaka-13), Ahsan Ullah Hasan (Dhaka-16), Dewan Salahuddin Ahmed (Dhaka-19), Tamijuddin (Dhaka-20). Chowdhury Tanvir Ahmed Siddiqui, (Gazipur-1), Salahuddin Sarker (Gazipur-2), Shah Reazul Hannan (Gazipur-4), Fazlul Haq Milon (Gazipur-5), Khairul Kabir Khokan (Narsingdi-1), Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan (Narsingdi-2), Sarder Sakhawat Hossain Bakul (Narsingdi-4), Nazrul Islam Azad, (Narayanganj-2), Ali Newaj Omar Khaiyam (Rajbari-1) Nasirul Haque Sabu (Rajbari-2), Shah Mohammad Abu Zafar (Faridpur-1), Shama Obaed (Faridpur-2), Chowdhury Kamal Ibne Yusuf (Faridpur-3), Iqbal Hossain (Faridpur-4), FE Saifuzzaman (Gopalganj-1), Sirajul Islam Siraj (Gopalganj-2), Afzal Hossain (Gopalganj-3), Sajjad Hossain Siddiqui (Madaripur-1), Milton Baidya (Madaripur-2), Anisur Rahman Khokon Talukder (Madaripur-3), Shafikur Rahman Kiron (Shariatpur-2) and Mia Nuruddin Ahmed Apu (Shariatpur-3).
BNP’s selected final contenders in Sylhet division are Nojir Hossain (Sunamganj-1), Nasir Chowdhury (Sunamganj-2), Fazlul Haque Apsia (Sunamganj-4), Mizanur Ahmed Chowdhury (Sunamganj-5), Shafi Ahmed Chowdhury (Sylhet-3), Dildar Hossain Selim (Sylhet-4), Nasiruddin Ahmed (Moulvibazar-1), Naser Rahman (Moulvibazar-3), Mojibur Rahman (Moulvibazar-4) and GK Gaus (Habiganj-3).
Those who will contest the election with BNP’s final nomination in Chattogram division are Ekramuzzaman (Brahmanbaria-1), Khaled Hossain Mahbub Shyamol (Brahmanbaria-3), Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain ( Cumilla-1, 2), Kazi Mujibul Haque (Cumilla-3), Jakaria Taher Sumon (Cumilla-8), Anwarul Azim (Cumilla-9), Mosharraf Hossain (Chandpur-1), Dr Jalal Uddin (Chandpur-2), Abdul Hannan (Chandpur-4), Mominul Haque (Chandpur-5), Joynal Abedin (Feni-2), Akbar Hossain (Feni-3), Mahbubuddin Khokan (Noakhal-1), Zainul Abedin Farroque (Noakhal-2), Barkatullah Bulu (Noakhal-3), Mohammad Shahjahan (Noakhal-4), Moudud Ahmed (Noakhal-5), Fazlul Azim (Noakhal-6), Abul Khayer Bhuiyan (Laxmipur-2), Shahiduddin Chowdhury Anee (Laxmipur-3), Nurul Amin (Chattogram-1), Ajibullah Bahar (Chattogram-2), Ishaq Chowdhury (Chattogram -4) Jasimuddin Sikder (Chattogram -6), Kutubuddin Bahar (Chattogram -7), Dr Shahadat Hossain (Chattogram -9), Abdullah Al Noman (Chattogram -10), Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury (Chattogram -11), Enamul Haque (Chattogram -12), Sarwar Jamal Nizam (Chattogram -13), Zafrul Islam Chowdhury (Chattogram -16), Hasina Ahmed (Cox’s Bazar-1), Almgir M Mahfuzullah Farid (Cox’s Bazar-2),Lutfur Rahman Kajol (Cox’s Bazar-3),Shahjahan Chowdhury (Cox’s Bazar-4), Shahidul Islam Bhuiyan (Khagrachhri), Moni Swapan Dewan (Rangamati) and Sa Chin Pru (Bandarban).