Good Governance and Election Manifestos: An Empirical Study on the 9th Parliamentary Election in Bangladesh

Md. Shahabul Haque, Md. Bayezid Alam


Political parties are playing a significant role in promoting good governance. In this analytical study, an attempt has been made to throw light on the good governance in the election manifestos of the political parties in Bangladesh. The manifestoes of the four major political parties of 9th parliamentary election have been reviewed on the basis of nine key indicators of good governance. The study founds that the election manifestos of the major political parties reveals that many of the indicators of the good governance found reflections as election pledges.


Good governance; Election manifesto; Parliamentary election

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