Quarreling JP groups ‘fix things up’

The two quarreling groups of Jatiya Party purportedly fixed things up the previous evening and chose that gathering Chairman GM Quader would stay in his post and Raushan Ershad would turn into the Leader of the Opposition in parliament.

They likewise consented to choose Saad Ershad, child of HM Ershad, in the by-race to Rangpur-3 voting public, which fell empty after Ershad passed away on July 14, party insiders said.

Delegates of the two groups met at a club in Bashundhara Residential Area the previous evening to arrive at a comprehension.

JP presidium individuals SM Faisal Chisty, Mujibul Haque Chunnu, Fakhrul Imam, and Salim Osman drove Raushan’s group while JP presidium individuals Kazi Feroz Rashid, Syed Abu Hossain Babla, Masud Uddin Chowdhury, and Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu spoke to GM Quader.

The JP pioneers would hold a question and answer session in a day or two to educate the media regarding the advancements, said JP pioneers.

“We have gone to an understanding that GM Quader will stay as the gathering executive while madam [Raushan Ershad] will turn into the Leader of the Opposition,” SM Faisal Chisty of Raushan’s group revealed to The Daily Star after the two-hour-long gathering.

Kazi Feroz Rashid of GM Quader’s group resounded Faisal.

The post of Leader of the Opposition in parliament was the explanation behind the break in post-Ershad JP.

Prior yesterday, Raushan, the widow of Ershad, planned a gathering of JP parliamentary gathering today to choose the Leader of the Opposition. In a public statement, she had said the gathering would be held at her parliament office at 1:00pm.

Quader, executive of JP, had sent a letter to Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on September 3, mentioning her to make him the Leader of the Opposition.

He guaranteed that 15 JP legislators upheld him for the post. The JP has 25 legislators.

The next day, Raushan, likewise representative pioneer of the resistance, sent another letter to the Speaker, encouraging her not to acknowledge Quader’s solicitation.

Quader yesterday proclaimed that the gathering would hold its committee on November 30 to choose the following initiative, including the administrator.

“The gathering will choose the gathering’s future heads. I will acknowledge the choice of the gathering heads and activists,” he told a program at the JP administrator’s Banani office in the city.

The occasion was sorted out to stamp the joining of AR Ahmed Selim, presidium individual from JP (Kazi Jafar), to Jatiya Party.

Quader stated, “I don’t do governmental issues for verifying any post, position, or riches. Our legislative issues is for the nation, its kin and for the gathering.”

He said eight authoritative groups were shaped to reinforce the JP the nation over.

The JP is being kept running according to its sanction and guidelines of its late establishing director HM Ershad, he included.


The crack over turning into the Leader of the Opposition had clearly part the JP into two as a gathering of gathering pioneers on Thursday proclaimed Raushan the executive.

Presidium Member Anisul Islam Mahmud, likewise a legislator, made a declaration in such manner at a question and answer session at Raushan’s Gulshan home.

He likewise said an administrator would be selected through holding of a chamber inside the following a half year.

A couple of hours after the fact, Quader at another question and answer session said move would be made against the individuals who pronounced Raushan the JP boss.


The Jatiya Party Parliamentary Board, driven by Raushan, should hold a question and answer session yesterday subsequent to picking the gathering possibility for the October 5 by-decision to Rangpur-3.

The preparation was booked to be held at Raushan’s Gulshan home at 4:00pm however was deferred hours prior.

The fourth session of the eleventh parliament starts today following a 59-day break.

As indicated by sources at the Parliament Secretariat, this will be a concise session.

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