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  Jatiya Party (Ershad) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Jatiya Party (Ershad) (National Party (Ershad)) is a political party in Bangladesh.
It is a faction of the original Jatiya Party, that was founded by the military dictator Hossain Mohammad Ershad.
Currently the Jatiya Party (Ershad) is the fourth largest party in Parliament; with 14 seats out of 300 available; and got a 7.5% share of the vote at the 2001 general election.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jatiya_Party   (118 words)

 BANGLAPEDIA: Jatiya Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Jatiya Party a political party established by President hussain muhammad ershad on 1 January 1986.
A new political party styled as Jatiya Party was formally launched on 1 January 1986 with Hussain Muhammad Ershad as its chairman.
The Jatiya Party emerged as the third force by securuing 35 seats in the Jatiya Sangsad in the elections held on 27 February 1991.
banglapedia.net /HT/J_0074.HTM   (691 words)

 Encyclopedia: Jatiya Party (Manju)
A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues with the aim to participate in power, usually by participating in elections.
The Jatiya Party (Manju) (National Party (Manju)) is a political party in Bangladesh.
A political party is a political organization that subscribes to a certain ideology and seeks to attain political power within a government.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Jatiya-Party-%28Manju%29   (259 words)

 Top Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Jatiya Party (Ershad), which attended yesterday’s meeting was resentful of the fact that they had been invited along with minor parties although JP was one of the mainstream political parties of the country.
The little known "letter head" only parties which were present at yesterday’s meeting also appeared to be nonchalant and their contribution was of little interest to the overall election process.
Jatiya Party (Ershad) presidium member Kazi Zafar Ahmed and Secretary General Ruhul Amin Howlader attended the meeting as the representatives of their party.
independent-bangladesh.com /news/jul/28/28072005ts.htm   (673 words)

 Bangladesh (08/05)
All major opposition parties refused government overtures to participate in these polls, maintaining that the government was incapable of holding free and fair elections.
Jatiya Party president, Ershad, was released from prison on bail in January 1997.
The AL blames the ruling party for several high-profile attacks on opposition leaders, and asserts that the ruling party is bent on eliminating Sheikh Hasina and the AL as a viable force.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3452.htm   (8335 words)

 Bangladesh Eight Jatiya Sangsad: A Review
The present Jatiya Sangsad/House of the Nation is a unicameral legislature and is the second to have been elected after the Constitution (Thirteenth Amendment) Act 1996 providing for holding of general election under a non-party caretaker Government came into force.
The strength of the parties in Parliament, as it emerged after the general election held on the 1st of Oct. 2001 and after the by-elections respectively are as follows: -
The opposition party boycotted the session on the very opening day protesting against the switching off the microphone of the leader of opposition party and against the appointment of Major (retd) Khairuzzaman an accused in the jail killing case to the foreign ministry.
www.saag.org /papers8/paper707.html   (1327 words)

 INTERNATIONAL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Meanwhile, according to news agency reports, top leaders of both parties left for Lucknow in a chartered plane to meet the controversial UP state Governor, Romesh Bhandari, to stake their claim of forming the next government.
Jatiya Party (JP) sources said the decision was taken at a meeting of senior party leaders at the residence of party secretary general and Communications Minister Anwar Hossain Manju.
He said Zafar was expelled from the party for his "tendentious" speech at the grand rally which was contradictory to party ideology, programme and interest of party chairman H.M. Ershad.
www.gulf-news.com /gn/international/200397.htm   (794 words)

 University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
Pursuant to rule 108, paragraph 1, of the Committee's rules of procedure, the State party was requested not to expel the complainant to Bangladesh pending the consideration of his case by the Committee.
On 6 February 2003 the State party informed the Committee that on 13 December 2002 the Swedish Migration Board decided to stay the enforcement of the decision to expel the complainant to Bangladesh.
It also notes the State party's doubts as to the identity of the perpetrators of such acts as well as the reports about the use of torture in Bangladesh and the frequent incidents of violence between supporters of different political parties.
www1.umn.edu /humanrts/cat/decisions/223-2002.html   (3443 words)

 webbangladesh.com || Election Coverage 2001 ||   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Leaders representing the party's districts units assembled at the Institute of Engineers to express concern over the party's "tough stance", which, they feared, "might alienate" AL from the people and be in sharp contrast to the foreign observers' "appreciation" of the polls.
Besides rigging, the party's organisational weakness, factional feuds, its wrong policy of "going alone" and central leadership's failure to guide the party chief in the right direction were some of the main reasons for its polls debacle, they said.
She directed all party candidates who contested the polls to go back to their respective constituencies and to boost the morale of party workers at grassroots level.
www.webbangladesh.com /election/news-34.htm   (1285 words)

 A controversial amendment
THE Constitution (Fourteenth Amendment) Bill 2004 passed by the Jatiya Sangsad (Parliament) in Bangladesh on May 16 incorporates into the Constitution a set of provisions that are at the centre of a raging controversy.
Besides the members of the ruling alliance - the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), the Jamaat-e-Islami, the Bangladeshe Jatiya Party (BJP) and the Islami Oikya Jote (IOJ) - 12 of the 14 members of the Ershad-led Jatiya Party (J.P.) and three independent members voted in favour of the amendment.
Referring to the developments, a polit bureau member of the Workers Party, Fazle Hossain Badsha, told mediapersons that the Opposition would take a decision whether the anti-government movement would be launched from a common platform or a united movement would be waged against the government.
www.flonnet.com /fl2112/stories/20040618001205200.htm   (1382 words)

 DAWN - Features; 06 November, 2004
Through the event has been manifested a serious tragedy of the country's political culture, which allows the party supremos to run the organizations as if these were their feudal family estates, and endorses the supremos to behave like private owners of those estates called political parties.
Hypocrite is really an understatement to describe any party supremo, especially when an individual talks about the growth of democratic institutions in the country, and that too under his or her leadership.
The erstwhile leaders of the conflict-torn parties, especially in the absence of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Ziaur Rahman, required political gimmicks for survival, while Hasina, daughter of Mujibur Rahman, and Khaleda, widow of Ziaur Rahman, successfully saved the parties.
www.dawn.com /2004/11/06/fea.htm   (898 words)

 Virtual Bangladesh : Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Most of these are small, fringe parties formed mostly by a small coterie of like minded intellectuals or politicians who usually have broken away from larger groupings.
To the right is a group of parties, including Jamaat e Islami and Islami Oikyo Jote, who calls for an increased role for Islam in public life.
The fifth major pary is the party founded by ex-military ruler General Ershad, the Jatiyo Party (JP) is ideologically not too different from the AL or the BNP but operates independently.
www.virtualbangladesh.com /bd_politics.html   (494 words)

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) of former prime minister Khaleda Zia won 104 and the Jatiya Party 29.
The Jatiya Party campaigned on the theme of Ershad's release and is likely to demand his freedom in return for its support for whichever party comes wooing.
The Jatiya Party has not made any fresh demands for Ershad's release lately, indicating that it might be open to a pact with Hasina's party without precondition.
www.asiaweek.com /asiaweek/96/0628/nat2.html   (882 words)

 The Hindu : Bangladesh: transformation & turmoil - II
The Jatiya Party's support is locally based in and around Rangpur, the birth place of Gen. Ershad.
The defeated party does not accept its role of loyal opposition to the Government and sets about toppling the Government by any means - fair or foul - from the very day it assumes office.
Both the Awami League and the BNP have their mastans but the ruling party, having greater patronage to dispense with, is perceived as the fountainhead.
www.hinduonnet.com /thehindu/2001/03/29/stories/05292524.htm   (1409 words)

 The Hindu : Bangla Opposition alliance faces split
The Jatiya Party itself is facing a split with Gen. Ershad dismissing the party secretary general, Mr.
Jatiya Party members are also set to rejoin Parliament when its session begins on March 29, defying the alliance chief and BNP chairperson, Begum Khaleda Zia's directives.
This shows that Gen. Ershad's faction of the Jatiya Party is gradually breaking away from the Opposition alliance in which religious fanatics, including the Jamat-e-Islami, play a predominant role.
www.hinduonnet.com /2001/03/28/stories/0328000e.htm   (251 words)

Accordind to the four party sources, a total of 28 seats have been allocated to Jamaat-e-Islami bangladesh while 12 seats are going to Jatiya Party and 9 seats to Islami Oikya Jote.
The seats allotted to Jatiya Party are: Sirajgonj-7 Dr. MA Matin,Faridpur-1 Shah Mohammad Abu Zafar,Faridpur-5 Adv Awlad Hossain,Satkhira-4 Kazi Alauddin,Jessore-4 M Aminuddin,Brahmanbaria-1 Ahsanul Huq,Brahmanbaria-5 Kazi Anwar Hossain,Sylhet-6 Barrister A Hasib,Nilphamari-2 Ahsan Ahmed,Kurigram-2 Quamruzzaman Ratan,Rangpur-6 Abdul Jalil Pradhan and Jamalpur-3 Shafiqul Islam Khoka.
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party and its allies in the four Party alliance had earlier demanded that since Sheikh Hasina was no more Prime Minister,she should leave Gonobhaban.A case was filed in the High Court by BNP General Seacretary Abdul Mannan Bhuiyan challenging Sheikh Hasina's stay at Gonobhaban.
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 Bangladesh: With protests intensifying, investors decry rivalry among political elite
The rivalry between the Awami League government and the opposition political parties in Bangladesh reached a new height with the opposition's call for a three-day general strike on February 23.
The BNP, the main opposition party led by Khalida Zia-Ur Rahman, was ousted in the parliamentary elections in 1996.
The Jatiya Party, the other party in the opposition alliance, was organised by former military dictator Mohammed Ershad, who was forced to resign as a result of popular mass agitation.
www.wsws.org /articles/1999/mar1999/bang-m09.shtml   (986 words)

 Jatiya party splits, Ershad `expelled'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
DHAKA, APRIL 24: Opposition Jatiya Party (JP) in Bangladesh today formally split with one third of party MPs "expelling" former president H M Ershad from the party for indulging in "destructive acts" and replacing him with former premier Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury at the chairman's post.
Chowdhary, who was till recently the vice-chairman of Ershad's Jatiya Party, was the prime minister in his government and steered the party while the former president was in jail after his fall in a popular uprising in December 1990.
Manju, a one-time close aide of Ershad was also cabinet minister in his government and the party's secretary-general till he was removed from the post and expelled from the party in January this year in the wake of his refusal to quit Sheikh Hasina's cabinet.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19990425/ipo25051.html   (333 words)

 The Daily Star Web Edition Vol. 5 Num 129   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Jatiya Party Chairman and former President HM Ershad on Thursday said BNP and its allies do not believe in democracy although they speak for it, because they repress people for protesting their corruption.
The meeting was organised by district Jatiya Party for campaigning in favour of party candidate Fakir Ashraf, contesting in the Netrakona-2 by-election, scheduled to be held on October 9.
Netrakona district Jatiya Party convenor advocate Liakot Ali presided over the meeting while it was addressed, among others, by Jatiya Party Vice-President Anisur Rahman, General Secretary Ruhul Amin Howladar, Presidium member M A Hannan, its former district General Secretary Mostafizur Rahman Rijvi besides party candidate Fakir Ashraf.
www.thedailystar.net /2004/10/02/d41002070458.htm   (248 words)

 Local News on Bangladesh
Hasina asked her party leaders and workers and the newcomers to work together for the welfare of the nation.
Jatiya Party leader Begum Raushan Ershad yesterday accused the ruling party of carrying out repression on her party chief HM Ershad and walked out of Parliament with party MPs.
As 11 members of Jatiya party led by Begum Raushan Ershad was walking out of the House, the treasury bench members reacted and Chief Whip Khondoker Delwar Hossain took the floor and said: "It cannot be an issue of point of order and an issue of walkout....
www.sdnbd.org /sdi/news/general-news/June/05-06-2002/Political.htm   (1559 words)

 Daily Excelsior... World
The Jatiya Party (JP) of former Bangladesh President Hussain Mohammad Ershad has formally split with the party dissidents holding a parallel council session to elect a new leader.
The two-day council which started yesterday is being dubbed as special council of the Jatiya PArty and would conclude this evening after electing a new leader, a working committee and a Constitution.
Chowdhury said the new party would not tolerate anti-people act of the Government, but it would protest in a democratic way without destroying the image or the economy of the country.
www.dailyexcelsior.com /99apr25/inter.htm   (1938 words)

 Indiainfo.com -> News -> South Asia -> Jatiya Party calls strike to protest Ershad verdict   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Dhaka: As former Bangladesh military dictator Hussain Mohammed Ershad prepared for a stint in prison, his Jatiya Party (JP) called a strike in the former general's pocket borough to protest the High Court verdict sentencing him to a five-year jail term.
After the verdict was pronounced, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia rushed to Ershad's residence, apparently to commiserate with Ershad.
It was her government that brought the case in which he was sentenced.
newsarchives.indiainfo.com /2000/08/25/ershad2.html   (529 words)

 Bangladesh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ershad later declared himself President and started a new political party named Janadal, which he later renamed as Jatiya Party.
The politics of Bangladesh is dominated by two major parties, Bangladesh Nationalist Party and Awami League.
Other major political parties include Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh and Jatiya Party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bangladesh   (2612 words)

 tribuneindia... World
DHAKA, April 24 (PTI) — The Opposition Jatiya Party (JP) of Bangladesh today formally split with one third of party MPs "expelling" former President H.M. Ershad from the party for indulging in "destructive acts" and replacing him with former premier Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury at the chairman’s post.
A parallel party council session here also elected Mr Anwar Hussain Manju, Communication Minister in the Awami league-led government of "national consensus", as JP secretary-general and decided to form a 21-member party presidium and 101-member central working committee shortly.
Eleven of the 33 party MPs who attended the two-day rebel "special council" ratified the expulsion of Mr Ershad from the JP for his "anti-party activities and indulging in destructive acts like politics of hartal (general strike)", dissident MP Golam Farooq Ovi told PTI.
www.tribuneindia.com /1999/99apr25/world.htm   (3385 words)

 Daily Excelsior... World
The Jatiya Party led by H M Ershad is headed for another split due..
The Jatiya Party led by H M Ershad is headed for another split due to the internal bickerrings within the party over its decision to take part in parliamentary proceedings.
The secretary general of the party general Naziur Rahman Manzur was sacked for his open stand against the party’s decision to return to parliament by Mr Ershad, former president and chairman of Jatiya Party and presidium member Abm Shajahan was made the acting secretary general of the party yesterday.
www.dailyexcelsior.com /01mar25/inter.htm   (3708 words)

 webbangladesh.com || Election Coverage 2001 ||   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Of the MPs who took oath, 174 belong to the BNP, 16 to the Jamaat-e-Islami, four to the Jatiya Party (Naziur-Firoz) and two to the Islami Oikya Jote (IOJ).
The leader of the majority party reiterated her call to the Awami League chief to join the parliament and work together for the nation.
At the meeting, insiders said, Khaleda asked her party MPs to fight terrorism and warned of stern action against anybody if found engaged in terrorism or corruption.
www.webbangladesh.com /election/news-50.htm   (563 words)

 Virtual Bangladesh : Politics: Elections 1991
The AL's figure doesn't show the 37 seats for which the AL did not contest as they were allocated to its allies in the 8-party alliance.
It is statistically possible for a party to win a majority in parliament even if another party received a majority of the popular votes.
Interestingly, the four parties are extremely close in Rajshahi division.
www.virtualbangladesh.com /bd_polls_91.html   (579 words)

 The Daily Star Web Edition Vol. 4 Num 15   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
All major political parties are yet to apply for registration with the Election Commission (EC), two years after the enactment of a rule that requires the exercise to streamline general elections.
But small parties are taking the opportunity to register themselves as national organisations, at least on paper, he added.
However, the registration process is on and two Jatiya parties, led by former president Hussein Mohammed Ershad and ex-minister Anwar Hossain Monju, are going to be listed soon.
www.thedailystar.net /2003/06/12/d3061201022.htm   (268 words)

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