BNP has requested the Bangladesh Election Commission to
extend the date for party registration. BNP
will hold its dialogue with the government on 15th October.
BNP Secretary General Khandaker Delwar Hossain told newsmen that the deadline
should be shifted. They contend that it will not hamper the election process in
In an interview with Voice of America's Bangla Service,
Election Commissioner Brigadier (Rtd) Shakawat Hossain said that the Commission
would consider the change if they receive any official request.
Amir Kahasru has more on the story.