Bangladesh Nationalist Party

A man loads goods on a truck in a wholesale market in Dhaka on Dec. 31, 2023, ahead of the 2024 general elections. (AFP) video

Bangladesh heads into election as opposition boycotts polls 

  • Candidates on Jan. 7 ballot will all be from ruling Awami League, its allies or independents
  • PM Sheikh Hasina has been in power since 2009