Quader to act as JP chief in absence of Ershad

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Dhaka, April 06: The Jatiya Party (JP) Co-Chairman GM Quader will act as the party chief in absence of HM Ershad.Ershad made the announcement in a press release issued on Friday, a day after Quader was reinstated as party co-chairman.

On January 17 this year, Ershad in a press release appointed Quader to act as the party chief in his absence in line with section 20/1/Ka of the JP constitution.

On March 23, Ershad, also leader of the main opposition in parliament, removed Quader from the co-chairman post on charges of failing to discharge duties and creating divisions in the party.

Ershad in his announcement also removed his younger brother from the post of deputy leader of the opposition in parliament and appointed his wife Raushan Ershad in his place.