BNP student wing JCD national council July 15 to from committee

Dhaka, June 23- The national council of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), the student wing of the opposition BNP, will be held on July 15 to form the new central committee of the organization through election.
Leader of the search committee formed earlier to constitute new JCD committee and head of appeal committee Shamsuzzaman Dudu announced the date for JCD national council at a press conference at BNP central office.
JCD election management committee convener Khairul Kabir Khokon, who was present at the press conference, announced the election schedule for the central committee.
The election will be held to the posts of the president and the secretary. The voter list will be published on Monday and the contestants have to vie for posts maintaining the age limit, Khokn told the reporters.
According to the schedule, the voter list would be published on Monday while the draft list of candidates will be published on July 4 while the final list of candidates contesting the election will be published on July 7.
Primary voter list will be published on June 24. Any dispute over voter list, if any would have to convey by June 25 and the final voter lists would be published on June 26. The voting will take place from 9:00am to 3:00pm on July 15, said the schedule.
The announcement came amid ongoing movement by a section of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leaders
The aggrieved JCD leaders of the recently-dissolved JCD committee 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.
Meanwhile, a BNP press release, signed by party senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi, said a new committee would be formed within the next 45 days based on the opinions of its councillors.
It said candidates planning to vie for various posts will have to be primary members, students of any educational institution in Bangladesh, and must have passed SSC and equivalent examinations after 2000.
The leaders of the dissolved committee demonstrated in front of the BNP office on June 11 and kept its main gate locked for 11 hours demanding the removal of age limit to join its new committee.
Later, they staged demonstrations in front of the BNP office for last several days with the same demand.
JCD’s last committee was formed on October 14, 2014, with Rajib Ahsan as its president and Akramul Hasan as general secretary.
BNP organising secretary Fazlul Haque Miulon, Shahiduddin Chowdhury Anie among others, were present at the press conference. – Staff Reporter