2 US Bnp leaders expelled for controversial statement

BNP has expelled two of its US-based leaders based for issuing a fake statement in the name of six US Congressmen expressing their concern over confinement of Khaleda Zia at her office that created controversy home and abroad.
The two leaders who were expelled are: BNP foreign affairs advisers and party lobbyists—Zahid F Sarder Sadi and Dr Mojibur Rahman Majumder.Shyrul Kabir Khan, a member of BNP chairperson’s media wing, confirmed this Wednesday evening saying that BNP joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Ahmed, who is also office secretary in charge of the party, sent expulsion letters to the duo.
BNP vice chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka, who is now undergoing treatment in the USA, at a press conference in New York on Tuesday also informed local journalists about the party decision regarding them.
The journalists were also served a copy of expulsion letter signed by Rizvi Ahmed at the press conference.
The former Dhaka city mayor told the journalists that the BNP could not hold press conference in this connection as the party headquarters and BNP chairperson’s office in Dhaka are confined by law enforcers.
Replying to a question, he said there might the hands of Bangladesh government behind giving the publicity to the fake statement in the name of Congressmen.
Former president of US branch of BNP Abdul Latif Somrat, Gais Uddin Ahmed, Zillur Rahman, among others, were present at the press conference.
Bangladeshi origin American citizen—Zahid F Sarder Sadi and Dr Mojibur Rahman Majumder were appointed foreign affairs advisers and party lobbyists on November 17, 2013. – Staff Reporter