Dr Pran Gopal takes oath as MP
Published: 08:15 PM, 30 September 2021
Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath to Dr Pran Gopal Dutta elected unopposed in the Cumilla-7 constituency by-poll; Photo: Collected
Newly-elected Member of Parliament (MP) from the Cumilla-7 constituency Dr Pran Gopal Dutta, former vice-chancellor (VC) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), took the oath of office at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban in the capital on Thursday.
Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath to Dr Pran Gopal Dutta elected unopposed in the by-poll with the ruling Awami League’s ticket, said a press release.
Secretary of the Parliament Secretariat KM Abdus Salam conducted the swearing-in ceremony.
Whips Iqbalur Rahim, Mahabub Ara Begum Gini and Abu Sayeed Al Mahmood Swapon were present at the function.
After taking the oath, Dr Pran Gopal signed the oath book as part of the traditional ceremony for the lawmakers.
The constituency fell vacant after the death of Cumilla-7 constituency Awami League lawmaker and former Deputy Speaker Ali Ashraf on July 30.