The BNP has nominated Monirul Haque Sakku as its candidate for Comilla City Corporation election to be held on Mar 30.
The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan office on Saterday night, party media wing member Shairul Kabir Khan told reporters.
Senior BNP leaders including Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and Standing Committee member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain were present at the meeting.
On February 20, the newly installed Election Commission announced that the election to Comilla City Corporation will be held on March 30.
March 2 is the deadline for submitting nomination papers which will be scrutinised on March 5 and March 6, and the last date for nomination withdrawal is March 14, the commission said.
The election is being held with party tickets after the amendment of local government election laws.