HM Ershad

Zia, Ershad formed BNP, JP to legitimise seizing power illegally: Joy

The track record of illegally seizing state power cost the legitimacy of the opposition parties, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy said, condemning the parties for their lack of involvement with democracy.

April 24, 2022
April 24, 2022

How fares the opposition in Bangladesh?

The prime minister had made a very profound and significant remark at the beginning of this month on the state of the opposition in the country.

April 23, 2022
April 23, 2022

Zia, Ershad formed BNP, JP to legitimise seizing power illegally: Joy

The track record of illegally seizing state power cost the legitimacy of the opposition parties, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy said, condemning the parties for their lack of involvement with democracy.

September 3, 2019
September 3, 2019

Rangpur-3 by polls: Saad Ershad collects JP nomination form

Rahgir Al Mahi alias Saad Ershad, the eldest son of late Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad, buys the party’s nomination form to contest the Rangpur-3 by-polls that fell vacant following his father’s death.

August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019

Rangpur by-polls schedule on Sept 1

The schedule for the by-polls to Rangpur-3 constituency that fell vacant following death of Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad will be announced on September 1.

July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019

Ershad laid to rest in Rangpur

Ershad was laid to rest at his hometown in Rangpur yesterday following a fourth funeral prayer.

July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019

Ershad laid to rest in Palli Nibas

Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad is laid to rest at his home in Rangpur city with state honour.

July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019

Ershad’s Pending Case: All cleared, except two

The trials for two long running cases against former military dictator Hussain Mohammad Ershad, who died yesterday, still remain pending.

July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019

Ershad no more

HM Ershad is dead. But before his death at the age of 90, the longest serving autocrat managed to remain a formidable political force, especially in the politics of vote, even after his downfall in 1990.

July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019

The rise and fall of HM Ershad

In 1982, Ershad usurped state power as Chief Martial Law Administrator by removing Abdus Sattar-led government through a bloodless coup, and 3 days later he installed Justice Abul Fazl Mohammad Ahsanuddin Chowdhury as President. Ershad assumed country’s Presidency in 1983. Following a nationwide mass movement, he was finally forced to step down in 1990.

July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019

President, PM mourn Ershad’s death

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Leader of the Opposition in Parliament and Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad.