BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday rejected resignations of four party leaders. They tried to resign from different posts of the central committee over Jubo Dal’s Sylhet unit convenor committee formation.
Those who submitted resignation are: Abdur Razzak, assistant micro-credit affairs secretary; Shamsuzzaman Zaman, assistant voluntary affairs secretary; Ariful Haque Choudhury, member of the central committee; and Dr Shahriar Hossain Chowdhury, also member of central committee.
“We met the secretary general at the party’s Gulshan office this morning [Sunday] and tried to submit resignation letters but he [Fakhrul] refused to accept them, and assured us of resolving the feud over Jubo Dal committee formation,” Ariful, also mayor of Sylhet City Corporation, said.
On November 1, after 19 years, new convenor committees of Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal’s Sylhet district and city units were declared -- headed by Siddiqur Rahman and Nazibur Rahman respectively.
That night, central and local leaders of BNP in Sylhet arranged a meeting at Kumarpara and the four central leaders from Sylhet decided to resign from the party as many dedicated activists were not given posts in the newly-formed committees.
Regarding this matter, Ariful Haque Choudhury said the party’s activities have not been on the right track for a long time and organisational procedure was not followed during formation of the district and city units this time -- leaving many deprived of their desired posts.