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Get about newly elected Metropolitan AL leaders

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:56 PM, 30 November 2019   Updated: 09:15 PM, 30 November 2019

Photo: Collected

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Sheikh Bazlur Rahman and SM Mannan Kochi have been elected President and General Secretary of Dhaka Metropolitan North Awami League respectively while Abu Ahmed Mannafi and Humayun Kabir have been elected the President and General Secretary respectively for the newly formed metropolitan south committee of the ruling party.

In the second session of the council, Awami League general secretary and minister for finance minister Obaidul Quader announced the names of the president and general secretary of the Dhaka Metropolitan Awami League at the Engineer's Institution in the capital on Saturday. Earlier, the first session started at 9 am in the Suhrawardy Udyan.

A total of 15 names were proposed for the post of president. Of these, seven for the north of Dhaka metropolitan north committee, and eight for the south. And 22 names were proposed for the general secretary post. Of them, 9 names were proposed for the metropolitan North committee and 13 for the South.

Details of Dhaka Metropolitan North President and General Secretary:

Bazlul Rahman was the senior vice-president of the Dhaka Metropolitan North Awami League. Sheikh Bazlur Rahman was injured in a grenade attack on 21st August 2004. He was the Vice-President of undivided Dhaka Metropolitan Awami League, Joint General Secretary, and Organizational Secretary. He also served as founding secretary of Mohammadpur Thana Awami League, ward councilor and general secretary of ward no. 46 (now 33).

SM Mannan Kochi was the No.1 joint general secretary of Dhaka Metropolitan North Awami League. He served as Vice-President and General Secretary of the undivided Dhaka Metropolitan Chhatra League. He served as the president of Greater Mirpur Thana (1983-1984). SM Mannan Kochi served as the executive member of Dhaka Metropolitan Awami League (1997) and secretary of relief and rehabilitation (2002).

Details of the President and General Secretary of Dhaka Metropolitan South Awami League:

Abu Ahmed Mannafi the previous senior vice-president of Dhaka Metropolitan South Awami League started his politics as the Wari Union Awami League general secretary in 1967. He met Bangabandhu during the public rally in the wake of communal riots. Freedom fighter Abu Ahmed Mannafi participated in the War of Liberation in Sector 3 in 1971. He has been serving as the general secretary of the Sutrapur thana Awami League since 1992 and later as the president.

Humayun Kabir the previous Vice-President of Dhaka Metropolitan South Awami League was the Grater Lalbag Thana Awami League general secretary from 1992-2016. In addition, he has served as the ward councilor of ward no. 59 for two terms (1994-2002, 2002-2011) and serving as the ward councilor of ward No. 23 from 2015.

At this time, Awami League joint general secretary Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif, Advocate Jahangir Kabir Nanak, Abdur Rahman, organizing secretary Ahmed Hossain and BM Mozammel Haque were present.

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