Jatiya Party to take to streets to fulfill people’s desire: GM Quader

05 Feb 2019, 19:49

NTV Online
Jatiya Party cochairman GM Quader takes interviews of its aspirants for reserved women seats in the 11th parliament on Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019. Photo: UNB

Dhaka: Jatiya Party cochairman GM Quader on Tuesday said their party will not indulge in destructive politics, though they may take to the streets to fulfill people’s desires.

‘We won’t do destructive politics as the opposition party. But, we’ll fulfill the people’s desire through a positive role in parliament and a systematic movement on the streets,’ he said, reports the UNB.

GM Quader, also the deputy leader of the opposition in parliament, came up with the remarks while talking to reporters at party chairman’s Banani office after taking interviews of its aspirants for reserved women seats in the 11th parliament. 

He said their party chairman HM Ershad, who returned home from Singapore on Monday night after treatment, will join the parliament’s maiden session very soon.

The parliament 50 seats reserved for women are distributed among parties based on the number of their representation in Parliament.

As Jatiya Party secured 22 seats in the December-30 election, it can nominate four candidates to be elected to reserved women seats.

Meanwhile, Jatiya Party secretary general Moshiur Rahman Ranga said their party will start selling its nomination forms among the aspirants for the first-phase upazila parishad elections from 10am to 4pm on February 7.

He said their party will finalise their candidates based on their acceptability, popularity and contributions to the party. ‘Our many candidates will come out successful in the polls.’