The leaders demanded formation of a new short term committee or the removal of age limit
The BNP has expelled a dozen of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leaders of the recently dissolved committee for breaching party discipline.
They were expelled on Saturday night, reports UNB.
A press release, signed by BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, said the 12 leaders were stripped off all their posts, including primary memberships.
The expelled leaders are Bashar Siddiqui, general secretary of Dhaka University unit Chhatra Dal, Zahiruddin Tuhin, president of Dhaka Metropolitan South unit Chhatra Dal, Ejmol Hossain Pilot, Iktiar Kabir, Joydev Joy, Mamun Billah, vice presidents of recently dissolved central committee, Asaduzzaman Asad and Bayezid Arefin, former joint secretaries of the student front, Dabir Uddin Tushar, former assistant general secretary, Abdul Malek, Golam Azam Shoikot, former assistant organising secretaries, and Azim Pawari, member of the dissolved committee.
Earlier in the day, the aggrieved leaders of the recently dissolved committee announced to continue their demonstration until their demand for either formation of a new short term committee or the removal of age limit is met.