After almost 20 years, the upazila and municipal BNP conference will be held in Sariakandi of Bogra on Saturday. The process of withdrawal of nominations, verification and allotment of symbols has been completed. Around the conference, the candidates, their supporters as well as the whole upazila’s BNP and affiliate organization leaders and activists have seen a riot.
The last upazila BNP conference was held in 2002.
BNP leaders and activists said that the conference was organized at Prem Jamuna Ghat area of Sariakandi at 9 am on Saturday. Bogra district BNP convenor Rezaul Karim Badsha will be present as the chief guest in the event.
Candidates are going door to door for voters. The walls of the area are covered with posters of the candidates. Banners are hung in important areas.
Bogra Sadar Upazila BNP President Maftun Ahmed Khan Rubel said that the nomination form was provided from the district BNP office till 9 pm on September 4. Two have collected nomination papers for the post of Upazila BNP president. They are former Acting President Principal ASM Rafiqul Islam and former General Secretary Advocate Noore Azam Babu.
Four people nominated for the post of general secretary. They are Fulbari Union BNP president Ataur Rahman, former general secretary Aktaruzzaman Bulbul, upazila BNP former organizing secretary Sirajul Islam and municipal BNP former convenor and upazila Jubo Dal president Iqbal Kabir Palash.
Apart from this, the five people who picked up the nomination form for the post of organizational secretary are – Kajla Union BNP General Secretary Mahidul Islam, Upazila Jubo Dal former general secretary Sahidul Islam Swapan, Upazila Jubo Dal former president Shyamal Mahmud, Upazila BNP convening committee member Nasimul Haque Tia and Upazila Krishak Dal general. Editor Khademul Islam Pintu.
On the other hand, the four nominees for the post of municipal BNP president are Municipal BNP member Shahadat Hossain Soni, District Mahila Dal Deputy General Secretary Sabina Yasmin Baby, Municipal BNP member Mahbubur Rahman Rustom and Upazila BNP former general secretary Amirul Momin Pintu.
The three people who have collected the nomination papers for the post of general secretary are Yunus Ali Mandal, member of the convening committee of the municipal BNP, advocate Shariful Islam Hira, member of the municipal BNP and member secretary of the municipal youth party Sakhawat Hossain Dablo.
Besides, four people have nominated for the post of organizing secretary. They are – former organizing secretary of Upazila Jubodal Taherul Islam, municipal BNP members Abdul Karim, Sohel Rana and Khandkar Shyamal.
The BNP leaders also said that the candidates’ nomination forms were scrutinized on September 5. As all candidatures are valid, symbols are allocated among them.
Sariakandi Upazila BNP Joint Convenor Sadek Mohammad Aziz Labloo said that all preparations for the conference have been completed properly. He hopes that the conference of Sariakandi Upazila and Municipal BNP will be held in a peaceful and festive atmosphere.