The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday rescheduled for September 14 the national council session of its student wing Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal.
Making the announcement in a release, Chhatra Dal election conducting committee convener and BNP joint secretary general Khairul Kabir Khokon stated that president and general secretary of the next Chhatra Dal central committee would be elected through direct ballots in the council session.
He announced the schedule for the election fixing August 17-18 for distribution of nomination forms, August 19-20 for submission of nomination forms, August 22-26 for scrutiny, August 27 for publication of the draft list of candidates, August 28 for submission of objections or appeals, August 29-30 for resolution of appeals, August 31 for withdrawal of candidature and September 2 for publication of final list of candidates.
The candidates will be able to campaign between September 3 to September 12 and the voting will be held on September 14 from 10:00am to 2:00pm, said the release.
On June 3, BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi in a release announced the dissolution of the Chhatra Dal central committee and formation of the next committee through council session in next 45 days. The release disqualified individuals having passed secondary or equivalent examinations before 2000 from the becoming a member of the next committee.
On June 23, BNP posted for July 15 the council session but failed to hold it as Chhatra Dal leaders who passed SSC before 2000 went on protests against the age limit.
Chhatra Dal’s latest committee was formed on October 14, 2014, with Rajib Ahsan as its president and Akramul Hasan as general secretary.
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