The BNP-led four-party alliance announced that it would contest the
December 29 national polls if the state of emergency is withdrawn on or before
December 11 and the Election Commission's (EC) power to cancel candidature is
scrapped or suspended.
BNP Secretary General Khandaker Delwar Hossain came up with the announcement
after back-to-back meetings of the party's standing committee and four-party
alliance at BNP chairperson's Gulshan office.
December 11 is the closing date for submitting nominations in the parliamentary
At the same press briefing, BNP Joint Secretary General Nazrul Islam Khan said
the party will start selling nomination forms at its central office in Naya