League, one of the major parties of Bangladesh and thirteen other parties ,
formed into an electoral alliance said on Sunday that the upcoming general
election should be held on December 18 .
They will not agree to the deferring of election date as demanded by the other
major political party, BNP.
The alliance also called on the government and the
Election Commission to revise the schedule for the upazila polls deferring the
local elections by a rational length of time after the parliamentary polls.
made an appeal to all political parties to participate in the upcoming general
elections. The alliance
made the decisions at a meeting with Awami League president Sheikh Hasina in the
chair at her Dhanmondi office.