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Raushon named opposition leader, Quader deputy leader

Published on: 9:00 pm - Monday | September 9, 2019


Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury has officially recognised Jatiya Party’s Senior Co-Chairman Raushon as the leader of the opposition in parliament and it’s Chairman GM Quader as the deputy leader.

The Parliament Secretariat issued a gazette in this regard on Monday.

Earlier on Sunday evening, Quader sent a letter to Shirin requesting her to recognize Raushon as the leader of opposition in parliament.

Jatiya Party Secretary General Moshiur Rahman Ranga on Sunday claimed all members of his party are now united and there is no more partition within it.

GM Quader will discharge duties of chairman of the party while Raushan Ershad will discharge the duties of opposition leader, Ranga, also the chief whip of the opposition said during a briefing at the JaPa chair’s Banani office.