Nirmal Ranjan Guha and Afzal Babu have been elected as president and general secretary of Bangladesh Swechchhasebak League respectively.
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader announced names of the newly elected leaders of Swechchhasebak League, an associate body of ruling Awami League, after its third national council held at the Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) in Dhaka this afternoon.
During the council, Ishak Miah and Anisur Rahman Nayeem were elected as president and general secretary of Dhaka north unit of Swechchhasebak League while Kamrul Hasan Ripon and Tarek Sayeed were elected as president and general secretary of its south unit respectively.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the national council of Swechchhasebak League at Suhrawardy Udyan around 11:00 am amid fanfare and festivity.
Sheikh Hasina founded the voluntary wing of her party in 1994 so that its volunteers can stand beside people affected by natural disasters.