Alexa Chairmanship odds in JP: Rowshan`s ambiguous state

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Chairmanship odds in JP: Rowshan`s ambiguous state

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 06:03 PM, 23 July 2019  

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Chaos has made over Chairman post of Jatiya Party (JP). GM Quader is not the Chairman of JP- a statement has been viral on social media mentioning the name of senior leaders of JP including Rowshan Ershad.

On Monday, in the copy of a handwritten statement on the pad of the Deputy Leader of the opposition party of the parliament such type of information has been found.

At present who is performing the role of Chairman, according to party constitution, he will remain Acting Chairman until electing by council meeting.

Party’s Senior Co-Chairman Rowshan Ershad signed statement said 9 presidium members who agree with this.

The statement said, "Through the various news media, we have learned that the Acting Chairman of Jatiya Party, GM Quader, has been announced as the chairman, which has not been decided by any proper meeting in the forum."

The statement also said that "While performing as acting chairman, may exercise its power given by the Constitution Act of Jatiya Party Article Kha of Section 20 (2), as 'Honorable Acting Chairman shall act on the basis of majority opinion of the Presidium'; in the absence of the Chairman, Article Ka of section 20 (2) cannot be ignored.

They hoped the present Acting Chairman of JP will be respectful to other leader and activist of the party until the elected the next Chairman following the party constitution.

Presidium member Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud, Fakhrul Imam, Salim OsmanLiaquat Hossain Khoka, Rowshan Ara Manna, Nasrin Jahan Ratna, Mahmud Chowdhury, Mir Abdus Sabur Asad, Prof Delwar Hossain Khan were agreed with this statement.

A few hours earlier, while talking to a Joint General Secretary of the Jatiya Party, in condition of not to mentioning name told that “Clash is existing among the party leaders as there is a conflict between GM and Rowshan Ershad over the nomination of the vacant seat in the death of the late chairman of the party, Hussein Muhammad Ershad."There is a dispute among the party leaders as there is a conflict between GM Quader and Rowshan Ershad over the nomination of the vacant seat."

It is to be mentioned that, on last Thursday Moshiur Rahman Ranga, Secretary-General of the party, declared GM  Quader as the new Chairman of JP. But the senior leaders of the party denied to accept him as Chairman without discussing in the party forum. Besides, party members are saying that, for the own declaration as to the Chairman, Senior Co-Chairman Rowshan Ershad is angry and criticized GM Quader.