RANGPUR-AL-COUNCIL (with picture)
Joy no. one member of Rangpur district AL
RANGPUR, Nov 26, 2019 (BSS) – The triennial council of Rangpur district unit of Awami League (AL) tonight elected Prime Minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy as its no. one member.
The council, held at Town Hall auditorium here, elected acting President of district AL Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed as its President and reelected its incumbent General Secretary Advocate Rezaul Karim Raju to the same post.
Besides, the triennial council of Rangpur city unit of AL reelected its incumbent President Shafiur Rahman Shafi and incumbent General Secretary Tushar Kanti Mandal as the President and General Secretary respectively. AL Joint General Secretary Jahangir Kabir Nanak ceremonially announced names of newly elected Presidents and General Secretaries as per decision of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina after the contesting candidates for the four posts could not reach to common opinion for single candidature for each post.
There were six candidates for the post of President and seven candidates for the post of General Secretary of district AL while ten candidates were in the fray for the post of President and eleven candidates for the post of General Secretary of city AL.
“The council of Rangpur district unit of AL elected Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy as the number one member,” Nanak announced at 8:50 pm at the council venue amidst huge applause of the councilors.
Organising Secretary of AL for Rangpur division BM Mozammel Haque, its Finance and Planning Affairs Secretary and Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi, MP, former President of Bangladesh Chhatra league Mahmud Hassan Ripon and AL leader Naimuzzaman Mukta attended the ceremony.
Earlier, Presidium Member of AL Ramesh Chandra Sen, MP, with its General Secretary Obaidul Quader, MP, and other central leaders inaugurated the council by hoisting of the national and party flags and releasing pigeons and balloons in the afternoon today.
Later, Obaidul Quader addressed the inaugural function as the chief guest while Jahangir Kabir Nanak addressed the function as the main discussant.
Earlier, delegates and councilors started gathering at the councils of Rangpur district and city units of AL with huge enthusiasm amid festivities since the morning.
Talking to BSS after the council tonight, district AL General Secretary Advocate Rezaul Karim Raju said inclusion of Sajeeb Wazed Joy in the district AL committee would create enormous enthusiasm among people from all walks of life in Rangpur region.