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BNP’s Rumeen Farhana takes oath

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 02:20 PM, 9 June 2019   Updated: 05:03 PM, 9 June 2019

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BNP's reserved seat MP-elect Barrister Rumeen Farhana took oath as a member of the 11th Parliament today.

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the swearing-in at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.

Parliament Secretariat's Senior Secretary Dr Zafar Ahmed Khan conducted the oath-taking ceremony.

Fifty seats, reserved for women, are distributed among political parties in proportion to their number of MPs in Parliament.

BNP, which has five MPs in the House, got one reserved seat and picked Rumeen, its assistant international affairs secretary and daughter of Language Movement hero Oli Ahad.

She filed her nomination on May 20 and the Election Commission declared her elected from the reserved seat on May 28.