Awami League has picked a number of new faces for the race to Parliament. Around 40 candidates have been selected to contest in the battle of ballots with the ruling party tickets.
Sources so far have confirmed the names of 40 new candidates including Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, actor Faruk. Here is the list of the new faces and their constituencies:
Mazharul Haque Prodhan (Panchagarh-1), Shahidul Islam (Natore-1), Dr Abdul Aziz (Sirajganj-3), Abdul Momin Mandal (Sirajganj-5), Gaj Gen (retd) Nasim Uddin (Jashore-2), Shapan Bhattacharya (Jashore-5), Saifuzzaman Shekhor (Magura-1), Sheikh Jewel (Khulna-2), Aktaruzzaman Babu (Khulna-6), Md Shahjada Shaju (Patuakhali-3), Mohibur Rahman (Patuakhali-4), Tanvir Hasan Chhoto Moni (Tangail-2), Ataur Rahman Khan (Tangail-3), Ahsanul Islam Titu (Tangail-6), Akbar Hossain Pathan (Actor Faruk) (Dhaka-17), Nizam Uddin Jalil (Naogaon-5), Mashrafi Bin Mortaza (Narail-2), SM Rezaul Karim (Pirojpur-1), Salman F Rahman (Dhaka-1), Sadeque Khan (Dhaka-13), Kazi Manirul Islam (Dhaka-5), Manzurul Islam (Faridpur-1), Abdus Shobhan Golap (Madaripur-3), Iqubal Hossain Apu (Shariatpur-1), Anamul Haque Shamim (Shariatpur-2), Abdul Momen (Sylhet-1), Selim Altab Jorg (Kushtia-4), Advocate Joyaherul Islam (Tangail-8), Eng Mozaffar (Jamalpur-5), Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Noufel (Chattogram-9), Haji Mohammad Selim (Dhaka-7), Yusuf Abdullah Harun (Cumilla- 3), Raji Mohammad Fakhrul (Cumilla- 4), Nur Mohammad (Kishoreganj-2), Mohammed Farashuddin (Habiganj-4), Sheikh Sarhan Naser Tanmoy (Bagerhat-2), Advocate Shahjahan Mia (Patuakhali-1), Manu Majumdar (Netrakona-1), Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru (Netrakona-2), and Asim Kumar Ukil (Netrakona-3)