Gono Forum’s Mokabbir Khan sworn in as MP

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Dhaka, April 02: Gono Forum leader Mokabbir Khan took oath as a member of the 11th parliament on Tuesday.Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury administered the oath ceremony at her office in Jatiya Sangsad at 12:15 pm.

Senior Secretary of the parliament Dr Jafar Ahmed Khan conducted the ceremony.

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.