Awami League on Saturday picked its candidates for contesting elections to 25 pourasavas.
The names of the contenders were finalised at a meeting of Awami League’s Local Government Nomination Board, held at Ganobhaban with AL President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.
The division-wise names of the pourasavas:
Rangpur Division: Zakia Sultana (Panchagar), M KashirulnAlam (Pirganj), M Khawja Moin Uddin (Fulbari), M Ahsanul Huq Chowdhury (Badarganaj) and M Kaziul Islam (Kurigram).
Rajshahi Division are: M Rabiul Islam (Puthia), M Abbas Ali (Katakhali), Monir Akther Khan Toru Lodi (Shahjadpur) and Shakhwat Hossain Shakho (Chatmohor).
Khulna division: Al Masum Murshed (Khoksha), Sajat Kumar Biswas (Chalna), and Reazul Islam Zoardar (Chuadanga).
Borishal Division: ABM Golam Kabir (Betagi), A Barek Molla (Kuakata), M Giauddin Bepari (Ujirpur) and M Lokman Hossain Dakua (Bakerganj).
Mymensingh division-- SM Iqbal Hossain Suman (Gafargaon) and M Abdul Hannan Talukder (Madan).
Sylhet Division: Biswajit Roy (Dirai), Abul Imam M Kamran Chowdhury (Borolekha) and M Masuduzzaman Masuq (Shayestaganj).
Chattagram Division: Badiul Alam (Sitakund).