JS goes into session tomorrow: GM Quader made opposition leader, Anisul deputy

GM Quader // Anisul Islam Mahmud

Staff Reporter :
Jatiya Party (JaPa) Chairman GM Quader has been made as the Opposition party leader and Anisul Islam Mahmud Deputy leader in the 12th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) of the country.

Meanwhile, the 12th Jatiya Sangsad’s maiden session begins on Tuesday.

However, as the leader of the largest party opposing the ruling party in the parliament, GM Quader was elected for the position by the Speaker under Section 2(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the Parliament of Bangladesh, reads a gazette issued by the Human Resources Wing of the Parliament Secretariat on Sunday.

Besides, Senior Co-Chairman of JaPa and Chattogram-5 lawmaker Anisul Islam Mahmud was elected as the Deputy leader of the opposition party in the parliament.


Meanwhile, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has imposed some restrictions to maintain peace and discipline in the JS and adjacent areas as the 12th JS’s session begins on Tuesday.

The restriction will come into effect from 12 midnight on Monday, a release of the DMP said.

Under the restrictions carrying of firearms, explosive items and other harmful substance will remain strictly prohibited in the areas. Side by side restrictions were given on holding any type of rally, procession and protest meeting.

The purview of the restricted areas are- Mohakhali Crossing to Banglamotor Crossing via Old Airport, West corner of Banglamotor Link to SAARC Fountain near hotel Sonargaon, East corner of Panthopath to Farmgate via Green Road, Shyamoli Circle of Mirpur Road to Dhanmondi-16, Rokeya Sharani to Bijoy Sarani via Old Division Crossing, East corner of Indira Road to West corner of Manik Mia Avenue, reserve area of JS and adjacent all roads of JS.