The ruling Awami League and the Jatiya Party have welcomed the poll schedule for the 11th parliamentary election declared by Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda, reports private television.
The Chief Election Commissioner came up with the announcement of the poll schedule in a nationwide address over television and radio at 7:00pm on Thursday.
In his speech, KM Nurul Huda also urged the political parties to take part in the election for continuation of democracy and development of country.
As per the declared poll schedule, the 11th parliamentary election will be held on December 23. Election aspirants have been asked to submit their nominations by November 19.
The last date for scrutiny has been fixed on 22 November and for withdrawal of candidacy on 29 November.