Ruling Awami League on Tuesday started selling nomination forms for the elections to 25 municipalities slated for December 28.
The aspirant candidates are collecting nomination forms from the party president Sheikh Hasina’s political office at Dhanmondi.The party will sell forms till November 27.
On November 22, the Election Commission announced the schedule for the elections to the 25 municipalities.
Out of 329 municipalities in the country, elections to 259 municipalities would be held in five phases starting on December 28, when 25 municipalities will go to the polls.
According to the schedule, the last date for filing nomination papers for the elections to the 25 municipalities is December 1 and the last date for withdrawing nomination papers is December 10.
The municipalities are Panchagarh sadar, Pirganj of Thakurgaon, Fulbari of Dinajpur, Badarganj of Rangpur, Kurigram sadar, Puthia of Rajshahi, Shahajadpur of Sirajganj, Chatmohor of Pabna, Khoksa of Kustia, Chuadanga sadar, Chalna of Khulna, Betagi of Barguna, Kuakata of Patuakhali, Ujirpur and Bakerganj of Barishal, Gafargaon of Mymensingh, Madan of Netrokona, Manikganj sadar, Dhamrai of Dhaka, Sreepur of Gazipur, Derai of Sunamganj, Barlekha of Moulvibazar, Shayestaganj of Habiganj and Sitakunda of Chattogram.