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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • HM Ershad buried in Rangpur

    Ershad laid to rest in Rangpur

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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.

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    Ershad's first namaz-e-janaza held

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad today passed away at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka at the age of 89. His body will be flown to Rangpur tomorrow so that local leaders and activists can pay homage to him. He will be buried on Tuesday.

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    Ershad’s condition unchanged

    The health condition of ailing Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad has remained unchanged, the party’s acting chairman GM Quader says in a press release.

  • Ershad’s condition unchanged

    Health condition of ailing Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad remained unchanged, but doctors are hoping that he might get well thanks to the modern treatment facilities, JP acting chairman GM Quader said yesterday.

  • HM Ershad’s health condition

    Ershad’s condition unchanged

    The health condition of ailing Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad has remained unchanged, the party’s acting chairman GM Quader says.

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    Ershad’s condition improves slightly

    The health condition of Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad has slightly improved but he is yet to get out of danger.

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    Ershad on life support

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad was placed on life support yesterday as his condition deteriorated at the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka.

  • Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad's Burial

    Ershad’s health condition remains unchanged: GM Quader

    The health condition of ailing Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad, who is now undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka, remains unchanged, his brother GM Quader says.

  • Ershad’s condition improves

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad has improved further under treatment at hospital, says a spokesperson of his party. His condition has improved 40 percent, Ershad's Deputy Press Secretary Khandaker Delwar Jalali said in a statement quoting the doctors of Combined Military Hospital.

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    JP rift keeps widening

    The rift between the top leaders of the Jatiya Party is widening following HM Ershad’s latest dramatic decision to appoint his brother GM Quader as the party’s acting chairman, say party insiders.

  • Money stolen from Ershad's Office

    Tk 43 lakh ‘stolen’ from Ershad's office

    Miscreants break into Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad's Banani office and steal Tk 43 lakh in cash, claim leaders of the party.

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    All properties of Ershad go to trust

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad yesterday donated all his movable and immovable properties to a Trust.

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    Ershad makes Quader JP co-chair again

    In yet another dramatic turn of events, the Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad restored his younger brother GM Quader in the co-chairman post.

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    GM Quader to act as JP chief in Ershad's absence

    Jatiya Party Co-Chair GM Quader will act as the party chief in absence of HM Ershad.

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    Ershad wants 'deputy prime minister' status

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad, who declared himself the leader of the opposition in parliament, now wants the status of a deputy prime minister. But such a post does not exist.

  • Special arrangement for oath-taking ceremony of HM Ershad

    Ershad won’t take oath today

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad will not be able to take oath today due to his illness.

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    Ershad picks brother GM Quader as future chair

    Jatiya Party Co-chairman GM Quader will act as its chairman in the absence of party's incumbent Chairman HM Ershad.

  • Special arrangement for oath-taking ceremony of HM Ershad

    AL-JP Seat-Sharing: Hasina, Ershad may talk it out today

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad is likely to meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also chief of the ruling Awami League, at the Gono Bhaban today amid disagreement between the two parties over seat-sharing, said JP sources.

  • Special arrangement for oath-taking ceremony of HM Ershad

    Ershad lying low, again

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad has been unreachable for most of the party ranks over the last couple of days. He is staying in a house at Gulshan instead of his residence, President Park, in Baridhara.

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    Give me 70 seats

    Jatiya Party chief HM Ershad has said his party must be allowed to contest the next parliamentary polls in 70 constituencies with no ruling alliance opponents and subsequently hold 10 to 12 posts in the cabinet subject to victory.

  • Ershad slams govt for 'graft, misrule'

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad has proposed an election-time government comprising the political parties that have representatives in the current parliament.

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    No politician to be jailed if JP voted to power: Ershad

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad pledges that he will not allow sending any senior politician to jail if the party is voted to power in the upcoming general election.

  • JP ministers will resign soon: Ershad

    Three Jatiya Party ministers are set to resign from the cabinet soon, the party’s Chairman HM Ershad says.

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