Bidisha made new chairman of national alliance

Bidisha made new chairman of national alliance

Staff Correspondent  daily-bangladesh.com

Published: 14:39 9 May 2022  

Bidisha Siddiqui - File Photo

Bidisha Siddiqui - File Photo

Bidisha Siddiqui, ex-wife of Jatiya Party's founding chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad, has been elected as the new chairman of the Sommilito Jatiya Jote -United National Alliance (UNA). 

On the occasion of the 6th founding anniversary of the United National Alliance, a discussion meeting and Milad mahfil was held at Ershad's residence President Park in capital's Baridhara on Sunday. Bidisha Ershad was present there as the chief guest. At that time, she was announced as the chairman, while Jahangir Hossain became the secretary-general.  

Sheikh Mustafizur Rahman, the spokesperson of the United National Alliance, revealed the information in a press release. 

He said the post had been vacant for a long time since the death of Hussein Muhammad Ershad, the acting chairman of the UNA. Therefore, a meeting of the United National Alliance was held on Sunday in the presence of the chairmen of different parties. 

Earlier, in a bid to make the alliance's activities more dynamic, Bangladesh Islamic Democratic League chairman Md Anwar Hossain proposed the name of Bidisha as the new chairman. 

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