Gono Forum’s Mokabbir to be sworn in Tuesday


Dhaka, April 01: Gono Forum lawmaker-elect Mokabbir Khan will take oath as a member of the 11th parliament on Tuesday.Khan, also presidium member of the Gono Forum, will be sworn in as Member of Parliament (MP) at 12noon at the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Bhaban, JS sources said on Monday.

However, another MP of the party Sultan Muhammad Monsur Ahmed took oath on March 7.

Mokabbir Khan was elected from Sylhet-2 constituency and Sultan Monsur, former vice-president of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU), was elected Member of Parliament from Moulvibazar-2 constituency.

Opposition alliance the Jatiya Oikya Front, comprising mainly the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and the Gono Forum, secured eight seats in the 11th parliamentary polls held on December 30 last year. BNP bagged six seats while Gono Forum two in the elections.