Bangladesh to elect new president on Feb 19
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Dhaka, Jan. 25 -- Bangladesh's 22nd presidential election will be held on Feb 19. Candidates are required to submit their nomination papers for the job by Feb 12.
Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal announced the election schedule on Wednesday.
The Election Commission will begin reviewing applications on Feb 13 and candidates will be able to withdraw from the polls until Feb 14, according to the schedule.
If there is only one candidate on the ballot, the person will be elected unopposed. And if there is more than one candidate, voting will be held in line with parliamentary rules.
The presidential election will be overseen by CEC Awal.
With the Awami League having an absolute majority in parliament, it is almost certain tha...
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