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Local government elections, political parties and people March 10, 2008

Posted by bdoza in BANGLADESH, GOVERNANCE, local government.
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The Government is preparing to hold the local government elections before the national election. Local Government experts and many of the citizen groups are in favour of holding local election first.The election may be of city corporations and municipalities or upazilla parishad . The LGRD ministry is in favour of upazilla elction first.

But the declaration of the local government elections has created a controversy in the political circle. Major political parties AL and BNP are against the local government elections before the national election, but AL President Zillur Rahman told that they are against the local government electione but if the government hold the election then they will participate in it. Saifur-led BNP once also said to participate in the local elections

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