35 AL rebel chairmen aspirants suspended
17 March 2016, Nirapad News: Khulna District Unit Awami League today (Wednesday) suspended 35 rebel chairmen aspirants of upcoming Union Parishad (UP) election, scheduled to be held on March 22, said a press release issued by advocate Farid Ahmed, office secretary of Khulna district Awami League.
President and general secretary of AL Sheikh Harun-ur-Rashid and S M Mostofa Rashidi Suja, MP, in a statement said, they have been suspended as per the directive of central Awami League.
In the statement, they said, “We have nominated 67 AL backed UP chairmen candidates under nine upazila in Khulna district. Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has approved those candidates and they have been allotted ‘boat’, the symbol of Bangabandhu and Independence.
“The rebel candidates started hectic campaign in their respective unions though we had requested them again and again to withdraw their candidacy,” they said. “For violating party’s discipline and ignoring the order of central Awami League, they rival candidates have been suspended from their all positions including primary membership of Awami League, they added.
The rebel candidates who are suspended from AL are Gazi Hafizur Rahman of Barakpur Union, Haider Ali Morol of Sadar UP under Dighalia upazila, S M Shafiqul Islam of Koyra Sadar UP, Bijoy Kumar Sarder of Mohewsorpur UP, Sagar Par of Bagali UP, Mizanur Rahman Khoka of South Bedkashi UP, Sheikh Lutfar Rahman of North Bedkashi UP and Rezaul Gain of Betagi UP under Koyra upazila, Sarder Golam Mostofa of Haridhali UP, Chittaranjan Mondol of Lata UP, Dejendranath Mondol of Deluti UP and Sheikh Sohrawardi of Gadipur UP under Paikgachha upazila, Abdus Salam Majhi of Dumuria Sadar UP, Kazi Nurul Islam of Gutudi UP, Mehedi Hasan Biplob of Kharnia UP, Gazi Towhidul Islam of Rudhaghara UP, Suranjit Baiddya of Shovna UP, Kartique Chandra Mondal of Magurkhali UP, Sheikh Robiul Islam Robi of Sharafpur UP, Sheikh Ripon of Shahosh UP and Shafiqul Islam Litu of Bhanderpara UP under Dumuria upazila, Kamruzzaman Walish of Chagladah UP, Kazi Kamal Hossain of Modhupur UP, Ukil Uddin Laskar of Sachidah UP, Tariqul Islam Molla of Barasat UP and Badshah Mallick of Ajogara UP under Terokhada upazila, Bhagaboty Golder of Jalma UP, Monoranjon Mondal of Batiaghata Sadar UP, Ramprasad Roy and Ronojit Roy of Gangarampur UP, Ismail Hossain Babu of Bhandercot UP and Hazzat Ali of Ameerpur UP under Batiaghata upazila, Monirul Islam Sarder of Zamira UP under Fultala upazila, Sanjoy Kumar of Dakop Sadar UP and Sarajit Kumar Roy of Loudob UP and Shamresh Roy of Kamarkhola UP under Dakop Upazila in the district.