The oath taking ceremony of Rahgir Almahi Ershad, a Jatiyo Party nominee who has newly been elected in the by-polls from Rangpur-3 seat of the 11th National Parliament, was held at the Jatiyo Sangsad on Thursday (Oct 10).
Jatiyo Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath at 12.5 p.m. at her parliament office here. Jatiyo Sangsad Senior Secretary Dr Jafar Ahmed Khan moderated the function.
Deputy Speaker Fazle Rabbi Miah, Opposition leader in the parliament Raushan Ershad, Whips Iqbalur Rahim, Atiur Rahman Atique, M Shamsul Haque, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Faruque Khan MP, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief AB Tajul Islam MP, Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Labour and Employment Mujibul Haque Chunnu MP, Fakhrul Imam MP, Masud Uddin Chowdhury MP and Syed Zakia Nur MP, among others, were present, local media reported.
The by polls was held on Oct 5 as the Rangpur-3 seat was vacant due to the death of Jatiyo Party founder Hussein Muhammad Ershad.