Sunday is the last day for submitting nominations before the Parliamentary election on December 29th in Bangladesh.
So far BNP has finalized 240 names. Awami League has also selected most of their candidates.
Meanwhile, components of both the major alliances have been holding a series of meetings over sharing of seats for the election, limiting the polls race mainly between the two major combines for the first time since restoration of parliamentary democracy in 1990.
Matiur Rahman Chowdhury has the details.