Dhaka, July 18 (BAN/ AD): Following the death of former president HM Ershad Jatiya Party (JaPa) today announced G M Quader as its new chairman. He was appointed chairman in accordance with the party constitution. The news was confirmed by Sunil Shubho Roy, JaPa press and political secretary.
As per party constitution, the acting chairman will be officially made the chairman of Jatiya Party if the party chief passes away. No official meeting was held for the announcement and new council will be formed soon.
In an unscheduled press meet JaPa Chairman GM Quader, expressed his gratitude to the people of Bangladesh for showing respect and affection for the departed soul of party founder and chairman HM Ershad. He also said the party turn the sorrow of losing party founder Ershad into strength. Ershad ill health prevented him from doing any party work for past few weeks.
GM Qader said “It is certain that there is no political divide in the party, and the party will be operated with unity. We are united and will remain united.”