DHAKA: Jatiya Party Cochairman Rowshan Ershad has been announced as the new chairman of the party in the latest spat as conflicts turns ugly following death of founding chairman HM Ershad.
JP Presidium member Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud made the announcement at Ershad wife also deputy leader of the opposition at the parliament Rowshan's Gulshan residence in a press briefing Thursday (September 5), in a blow to current Chairman GM Quader.
Calling upon GM Quader to step down from chairman post to assume as cochairman, Anisul said Mashiur Rahman Ranga will remain the general secretary and the party council will be organized within six months.
Rowshan Ershad and JP central leaders Sohel Rana, Golam Kibria Tipu, Mujibul Haque Chunnu, Nasim Osaman, Fakhrul Imam, Liakat Hossain Khoka and SM Faisal Chisty, among others, took part in the press briefing.
BDST: 1422 HRS, SEPT 5, 2019