PV Desk : Prime minister and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the 29th council of country’s oldest and largest student organization Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL).
PM inaugurated the council with the hoisting of national flag and singing anthem around 4:00pm at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka on Friday (May 11).
Thousands of leaders and activists across the country joined the two-day BCL council that will end Saturday.
After the inauguration, cultural program will be held. Current BCL president Saifur Rahman Sohag will chair the program.
Over 300 candidates have submitted nomination papers seeking to be this year’s BCL president and general secretary.
Usually the leaders of BCL are nominated through direct election. However, this year Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will give final decision choosing the leaders.