Awami 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.
It also 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.