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Speaker approves Ershad as the opposition party leader

  • Published at 03:26 pm January 10th, 2019
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File photo of HM Ershad Dhaka Tribune

Jatiya Party was a member of the Awami League-led Grand Alliance during the 11th general election

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury has acknowledged Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad as the leader of the opposition party in parliament. 

Tarique Mahmud, director (Public Relations 1) of the parliament, confirmed the matter in a statement issued on Thursday.

The speaker also approved the Jatiya Party Co-chairman GM Quader as the opposition party’s deputy leader.

Jatiya Party obtained 22 seats in the parliament, and is the party with the second- highest amount of seats. It was a member of the Awami League-led Grand Alliance during the 11th general election.