Staff Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2019-09-14 21:52:52 BdST
The ruling party’s Central Working Committee took the decision in a meeting chaired by party chief Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Ganabhaban on Saturday night.
Organising Secretary Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury confirmed the development to bdnews24.com.
BCL Vice-President Al-Nahean Khan Joy and Joint General Secretary Lekhak Bhattacharjee will act as president and general secretary until new leaders are elected, Chowdhury said.
Al-Nahean Khan Joy and Lekhak Bhattacharjee
They have faced intense criticism after the allegation surfaced that they had demanded millions of takas as extortion from Jahangirnagar University Vice-Chancellor Farzana Islam.
Hasina had reportedly ordered their ouster after hearing about the allegation.
Sheikh Jainul Abedin Russell, a former general secretary of the organisation’s Jagannath University, has also alleged that Rabbani had demanded money from him for awarding him leadership in the next committee of the unit.
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