The 39 registered parties include over two dozen parties from the ruling Awami League-led 14-Party coalition, BNP-led 20-Party Alliance and the Left Democratic Alliance. The Awami League, the Jatiya Party and 10 other registered political parties joined the last general election held on Jan 5, 2014. The other are the Workers Party of Bangladesh, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-JaSoD, Bangladesh Tarikat Federation, Jatiya Party-JP, Bangladesh Nationalist Front-BNF, Bangladesh National Awami Party, Bangladesh Khelafat Majlish, Gono Front, Bangladesh Islami Front and Ganatantrik Party. The Awami League and its allies in the ruling coalition and the Jatiya Party have said they would join the elections this time. The other registered parties in the Oikya Front are the JSD and KSJL.
Source: bd News24 November 08, 2018 21:11 UTC