Fresh date for BNP's student front JCD's council

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 19:36, Aug 13, 2019 | Updated : 19:46, Aug 13, 2019

BNP has announced fresh date for the next council of its student front Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) to from new JCD committee.
The election to the posts of the president and the secretary will be held on Sept 14, says a statement signed by JCD Election Management Committee Convenor Khairul Kabir Khokon on Tuesday (Aug 13).
Voting will begin at 10am and continue till 2pm on that day, it adds.
Nomination papers will be distributed on Aug 17 and 18 8, and the final list of candidates will be published on Sept 2, according to the statement.
On Jun 3, BNP announced that a new JCD leadership would be formed within the next 45 days.
the party said students of the educational institution in Bangladesh, who have cleared SSC or its equivalent examinations after 2000, are eligible to vie for the election.
The announcement on age-limit subsequently sparked protest among the leaders of the recently-dissolved JCD committee and the staged demonstrations in front of the party's Nayapaltan office demanding to revoke the age-limit.
On Jun 22, the aggrieved leaders announced to continue their movement until their demand for either formation of a new short-term committee or the removal of age limit is met.
On the next day, BNP announced that the JCD council for new leadership would be held on Jul 15.
The last committee of the BNP' student wing was formed on Oct 14, 2014, with Rajib Ahsan as its president and Akramul Hasan as general secretary.