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Gono Forum leader Sultan Mansur takes oath as MP

  • Published at 12:32 pm March 7th, 2019
Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administers oath to new member of the 11th parliament Sultan Mohammad Mansur at a ceremony in the parliament complex in Dhaka on Thursday, March 7, 2019 BSS

He was elected the MP of Moulvibazar 2 constituency

Gono Forum-nominated veteran politician Sultan Mohammad Mansur Ahmed has taken his oath as a member of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad.

He was sworn in as member of parliament (MP) at the JS Bhaban around 11 am on Thursday, Jatiya Sangsad sources said.

However, another MP-elect of the party, Mokabbir Khan, is yet to take oath, a Gono Forum press release stated on Wednesday. According to the release, Khan will take the oath later.

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On Sunday, the office of Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury issued separate letters to the duo Gono Forum leaders, inviting them to take the oath.

On March 2, the Gono Forum MPs-elect sent letters to the Speaker requesting her to arrange their oath-taking ceremony for March 7.

Sultan Mansur, former vice-president of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu), was elected the MP of Moulvibazar 2 constituency and Mokabbir Khan  for Sylhet 2.

Opposition alliance Jatiya Oikya Front, led by BNP and Gono Forum, secured eight seats in the December 30 general polls.