BNP on Thursday sold nomination forms to its 10 aspirants for the upcoming mayoral polls in Gazipur and Khulna city corporations.
Representatives of Gazipur city mayor Abdul Mannan and Khulna city mayor Moniruzzaman Moni, among others, collected the forms from BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi at the party central office in Nayapaltan of the capital in the morning, BNP assistant office secretary Taiful Islam Tipu told daily sun in the evening.Abdul Mannan was elected mayor on July 6 in 2013 and Moniruzzaman Moni on June 15 the same year.
BNP leader Hassan Uddin Sarkar, Sramik Dal leader Salauddin Sarkar, M Monjurul Karim Roni, son of mayor MA Mannan, Chhatra Dal leader Sharafat Hossain, BNP leader Shaukat Hossain Sarkar, Chhatra Dal former leader Abdus Salam and Khulna BNP leader Shafikul Alam Mona also collected nomination forms at 10,000 each.
According to Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, after properly filling the forms out, the aspirants will have to submit them to the BNP office along with Tk 25,000 as security by 5pm on Friday.
Later, the party’s nomination board comprising BNP standing committee members and respective city leaders and organising secretaries will interview the aspirants on Sunday evening at the party chairperson’s Gulshan office.