It has picked Ziauddin Bablu for Chittagong 8 by-polls
Jatiya Party (JaPa) has decided to hold its national council on December 28, as part of its move to strengthen its organizational capacity.
The council will be held at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh in Dhaka.
Party presidium members finalized the decision at a meeting held at Jatiya Party Chairman’s Banani office, a press release on Sunday, reports UNB.
Besides, they decided that JaPa will participate in the by-election to Chittagong 8 constituency.
The meeting unanimously nominated party Presidium Member Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu as its candidate to contest the by-election.
Chattogram 8 (Chandgaon-Boalkhali) seat fell vacant following the death of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal leader Moinuddin Khan Badal, MP.
Badal, also a freedom fighter, died while undergoing treatment at a hospital in India on November 7.
The by-election will be held on January 13, 2020 as per the schedule announced by the Election Commission on Sunday.