DHAKA: Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), student wing of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), elected Fazlur Rahman Khokon as its president and Iqbal Hossain Shamol as general secretary.
The result of the sixth council was declared at 5:10am on Thursday.
Members of JCD cast their votes at the residence of the party's standing committee member Mirza Abbas in Dhaka’s Shahjahanpur to elect their new leaders after a long span of 27 years.
Council proceedings started around 8:45pm with the presence of 539 councilors of the student wing. The voting continued till 12:30am.
Khokon bagged 186 votes while his closest candidate Kazi Rawnakul Islam Srabon got 178 votes for the post of president.
For the general secretary post, Shamol got 139 votes, while his nearest competitor Zakirul Islam Zakir received 78 votes.
Earlier on June 3, BNP dissolved the previous Rajib-Akram committee.
BDST: 1152 HRS, SEP 19, 2019