The major political alliances in Bangladesh are filing their nominations for the general election by Tuesday.
The grand alliance with Awami League -led 14-party combine, Jatiya Party (Ershad) and Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) are finalizing the names of their candidates for the 300 constituencies. The AL candidates will submit nominations for 210 to 212 constituencies. Jatiya Party (JP-Ershad) has been allocated 50 seats while the LDP will get 23 seats.
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