PV Desk : BNP will participate in polls to two city corporations in Dhaka, said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.

Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir briefed reporters after an urgent meeting of standing committee members at the Gulshan office of party Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday (December 23).

The nomination papers will be distributed to aspirants, between 10 am and 4 pm, at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office on December 26. Nomination papers have to be submitted by 4 pm on December 27. Then policy makers will scrutinize and finalize party candidates, said Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.

Elections to Dhaka North City Corporation and Dhaka South City Corporation were slated for January 30.

The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda announced the schedule at Media Center of EC building on Sunday (December 22).

He said the deadline for submission of nomination papers was fixed on December 31, scrutiny of nomination papers on January 2, withdrawal of candidacy on January 9, symbol allocation on January 10. And voting will be held on January 30.