Barrister Partho declares leaving 20-party alliance
Chairman of Bangladesh Jatiya Party (BJP) Barrister Andaleeve Rahman Partho has declared to leave the 20-party alliance led by BNP.
He said this in a press release sent to the news media on Monday.
Later BJP secretary general Abdul Matin Saud confirmed the matter.
He said, they are paying more importance to Jatiya Oikyafront led by Gonoforum president Dr. Kamal Hossain leaving 20-party alliance aside. We are victim of negligence from them.
Matin said, they have joined the parliament after rejecting the results of eleventh national parliament election. They even did not discuss with 20-party about joining the parliament.
Brushing aside any possibility of joining the new alliance he said, we are not going to join any alliance at the moment. We will be busy to organize our party.
Barrister Andaleeve Rahman Partho’s father Naziur Rahman Manju was former minister and mayor of Dhaka City Corporation. His mother Sheikh Reba Rahman is sister of Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim.
Partho became involved in politics from the year 2000 with his father Naziur Rahman Manju. When his father died in 2004 he was elected Chairman of BJP. In 2008 Partho took part in the ninth national parliament election from Bhola-1 constituency under 4-party alliance. He defeated Awami League candidate Yusuf Hossain Humayun there.
He was the member of parliamentary standing committee on establishment ministry from 2009 to 2014. His party boycotted the election of 2014 along with the alliance led by BNP. He was a candidate of eleventh national parliament election in 2018 from Dhaka-17 constituency under Jatiya Oikyafront but he was defeated.