In the wake of a series of dramas, Jatiya Party chairman GM Quader has been made deputy opposition leader in parliament as the party leaders earlier reached an understanding to appoint their senior co-chairman Raushan Ershad as the leader of the opposition in parliament.
Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury also gave them recognition as the opposition leader and deputy opposition leader as a gazette notification was issued by the parliament secretariat in this regard on Monday, reports UNB.
On Sunday, Jatiya Party selected Raushan as the leader of the opposition in parliament.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Jatiya Party parliamentary board at the Sangsad Bhaban.
However, the party did not disclose their decision about the deputy opposition leader.