The schedule for the election to form new committee of Bangladesh Nationalist Party-backed student organisation Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal was announced on Sunday afternoon.
JCD election management committee convener Khairul Kabir Khokon announced that the election will be held on July 15.
He came up with the announcement at a press conference at BNP’s Naya Paltan central office.
The election will be held to the posts of the president and the secretary, he said adding that the voter list would be published on Monday.
The draft list of candidates will be published on July 4 while the final list of candidates contesting the election will be published on July 7, he also said.
The existing JCD central committee was dissolved on Jun 3.
A press released signed by BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on the night of June 3 announced dissolution of the JCD central committee and formation of the next committee through council session within next 45 days. It also made it mandatory for an individual to pass secondary or equivalent examinations after 2000 for becoming a member on the next committee.
The leaders of the dissolved committee demonstrated in front of the BNP office on June 11 and kept its main gate locked for 11 hours demanding the removal of age limit to join its new committee.
Later, they staged demonstrations in front of the BNP office at different times with the same demand.
JCD's last committee was formed on October 14, 2014, with Rajib Ahsan as its president and Akramul Hasan as general secretary.