Awami League sold 733 forms on the third day of selling party nomination forms. Out of this 709 forms were sold directly and 24 forms were sold online. On the third day, 3 crore 66 lakh 50 thousand taka has been deposited in the party fund. In three days, 3 thousand 19 aspirants bought the nomination form of Awami League. 15 crore 9 lakh 50 thousand taka has been deposited in the fund of the party.
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And against 300 seats, an average of more than 10 aspirants have already bought the form per seat. Among them are young and old and veteran leaders, former minister-MP, former leader of Chhatra League, academicians, lawyers, journalists, popular stars of film and sports. Today is the last day for sale and submission of nomination forms.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina officially inaugurated the sale of Awami League nomination forms at the party’s central office on Bangabandhu Avenue on Saturday morning.
1 thousand 74 people collected nomination form on the first day. 1 thousand 212 nomination forms were sold on the second day from 10 am to 5 pm.
Meanwhile, the forms were sold on the third day on Monday as well as on the first two days. Like other days, most of the aspirants did not hesitate to showdown to show their popularity. Some leaders’ followers came in motorcycle processions, some in half a dozen truck-pickups, some’s followers came wearing the same colored t-shirts and hats.
Many leaders’ followers had placards with pictures, festoons and large digital banners in their hands. Along with the leaders of Awami League, stars of various professions also bought the nomination form of Awami League by lining up and showing off. All are hopeful of getting nominated, winning the hearts of the voters and becoming members of the legislature as legislators. However, there are mixed reactions. Meanwhile, the crowd of candidates and their workers-supporters caused a terrible traffic jam in Bangabandhu Avenue, Gulistan, Paltan area.
Actor Masum Parvez Rubel bought nomination form of Awami League from Barisal-3 constituency on the third day. After collecting the form, Rubel said, I have been chanting Joy Bangla since my student life. Like others in the acting world, I did not enter politics. My roots are Awami League.
Also, the popular small screen actor Siddiqur Rahman took form from Dhaka-17 and Tangail-1 constituencies. Actress Shami Kaiser bought Awami League form in Feni-3 seat. Earlier popular actress Mahia Mahi collected and submitted the nomination form of Awami League to be elected from Chapainawabganj-2 constituency.
Former Vice-Chancellor of Jahangirnagar University Professor Anwar Hossain bought Awami League form from Netrokona-5 seat. The former chairman of the Public Service Commission (PSC) bought the party nomination form of Awami League from Sunamganj-4 seat. Mohammad Sadiq Mashrafe Mortaza, the former captain of the national cricket team, bought the nomination form of Awami League to become a member of parliament for the second time from Narail-2 seat. Three leaders of the Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal have collected the party nomination form of Awami League. They are BAS president Rezaul Rashid Khan in Sirajganj-6 constituency, member Hamidul in Sunamganj-2 constituency and member Md. Bakul Hossain in Brahmanbaria-1 seat.
On the third day, the former general secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League Golam Rabbani bought nomination form from Madaripur-2 seat. He said, I have worked in public service before and will continue in the future. Following the ideals of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and compassionate leader Deshramat Sheikh Hasina, I have done philanthropic and humanitarian work all over the country for the sole needs of the country and people without the chair-power-position. I will do it in the future too, inshallah. However, if good work is recognized and appreciated, the motivation and scope of work increases.
Awami League Member of Parliament Nurunnabi Chowdhury Shaon came to the party office from the High Court shrine gate with thousands of leaders and activists to submit the nomination form of Awami League for Bhola-3 seat at the party office at 23 Bangabandhu Avenue. Submitting the nomination form at around 11 o’clock, he said, I hope the honorable leader will give me the boat ticket again as per the expectations of the common people. With the boat, I will be able to defeat my opponent with huge votes and present the seat to the Prime Minister for the fourth time like in the past.
Besides, on the third day Jahangir Kabir Nanak in Dhaka-13 constituency, Sheikh Helal Uddin in Bagerhat-1 constituency, Sheikh Sarhan Naser Taš§ay in Bagerhat-2 constituency, Tanvir Shakeel Joy in Sirajganj-1 constituency, Aminul Islam Amin in Chittagong-15 constituency, Ishaq Ali Khan Panna. , Tajuddin Ahmed Taj in Pirojpur-3 seat, Brahmanbaria-5 seat. Abu Abbas Bhuia, Shahjahan Bhuia in Narayanganj-1 seat, Gazi Mesbaul Haque Sacchu in Dhaka-15 seat,
Afzalur Rahman Babu in Mymensingh-4 Constituency, Sheikh Munir Ahmed in Khulna-4 Constituency, Moshiur Rahman Sajal in Dhaka-5 Constituency, Najma Akhtar in Dhaka-18 Constituency, Chautali Howladar in Khulna-5 Constituency, Akash Kumar Bhowmik in Dhaka-4 Constituency, Dhaka-6 Constituency Hedayetul Islam has purchased Swapan nomination form.
Others who bought the form are Nazmul Huda Mithu in Sirajganj-4 seat, Hosne Ara Parveen Lovely in Sirajganj-3 seat, Brahmanbaria-1 MA Karim, Dhaka-8 seat Dr. Mu. Nazrul Islam, Shafiqul Islam in Natore-3 seat, Sirajganj-6 Farzana Rahman, Ferdous Rahman Shanta, Chapainawabganj-2 Md. Rakibul Hossain, Jaipurhat-1 AEM Wazed Panna, Rajshahi-3 Nahid Hossain, Natore-1 Sultana Panna, Natore-2 Khondkar Imtiaz Ahmed, Pabna-2 Ahmed Firoz Kabir, Natore-3 Shakeel Ahmed Shafi, Pabna-2 Khondkar Jahangir Kabir, Pabna-4 Akram Hossain, Rajshahi-2 Ramzan Ali, Chapainawabganj-2 Sohel Hasan Shaheen, Bogra-6 and 7 SMT Zaman Niketa, Sirajganj-3 Swapan Kumar Roy, Barguna-1 Khalilur Rahman, Pabna-4 Muslima Jahan, Pabna-5 Belayet Ali, Narayanganj-3 Kaiser Hasnat, Sirajganj-2 Al Mahmud Sarkar, Sirajganj-4 Nazmul Huda, Chapainawabganj-2 Jamal Uddin, Joypurhat-1 Taufidul Islam Bulbul, Naogaon-6 GM Masud Rana, Natore-1 Kamruzzaman Khokon , Rajshahi-4 A F M Zahurul Haque, Bogra-2 Azizul Haque, Rajshahi-2 Ahsanul Haque, Sirajganj-2 Rashed Yusuf Jewel, Naogaon-4 Sultan Mahmud, Rajshahi-3 Mahmud Faisal, Rajshahi-1 Asaduzzaman, Sirajganj-5 Kamrul Islam, Naogaon-2 Aminul Haque, Bogra-1 Abdur Rahman, Comilla-9 Abdul Mannan, Chandpur-5 Shah Kamal, Mohammad Helal Uddin, Comilla-6 Kabirul Islam Shikdar, Ali Akbar, Comilla-4 Mohammad Alamgir, Comilla-11 Mohammad Jasim Uddin, Feni-1 Mohammad Elias Zakaria, Chittagong-12 Pradeep Kumar Das, Brahmanbaria-1 Mohammad Bakul Hussain, Sheikh Ibrahim, MA Karim, Noakhali-1 Ataur Rahman Bhuiya, Manik Debnath, Noakhali-3 Md. Ataur Rahman Bhuia, Chandpur-2 Manjur Ahmad, Brahmanbaria-6 Sirajul Islam, AKM Abul Khair, Nurul Islam, Comilla-8 Constituency Enayet Ullah, Comilla-5 Al Amin, Comilla-11 Constituency Ayesha Zaman, Brahmanbaria-2 Constituency Masudur Rahman, Samchul Alam in Feni-3 seat, Brahmanbaria-5 Chaif Uddin Ahmed, Noakhali-6 Badrul Haider Chowdhury, Chandpur-4 Badrun Nahar Bhuiya, Liaquat Hossain Khan Roni, Mohammad Amir Azam Reza, Mohammad Harun Or Rashid, Harish Mia Sheikh, Comilla-1 Khadija Akhtar, Laxmipur-3 Mohammad Belayet Hossain, Chandpur-3 Redwan Khan Uddin Robhan, Comilla-9 Mohammad Noornabi Bhuya, Comilla-5 Md. Omar Farooq, Noakhali-2 SM Isman Kaushar, Laxmipur-4 Tuhin Akhtar, Laxmipur-1 Mohammad Touhidul Islam, Noakhali-3 Amiya Papon Chakraborty, Noakhali- Matin MBA, Comilla-11 Baharuddin Birpratik, Comilla-5 Mokbul Hossain Bhuiya, Chandpur- Advocate Nurjahan Begum and others in 5 seats.