Economist Dr Reza Kibria and former VP of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) Nurul Haque Nur have launched a new political party named ‘Gono Adhikar Parishad’.
Nur announced the formation of their party at a programme held on Tuesday noon at Purana Paltan in the capital, reports UNB.
He said their party’s slogan will be “People’s rights, our promise”, or “Janatar Odhikar, Amader Ongikar.”
Dr Reza Kibria, son of former Finance Minister Shah AMS Kibria, has been made convener of the party while Nur member secretary.
Besides, Rashed Khan, Faruq Hasan, Sohrab Hossain, Abu Hanif and Mahfuzur Rahman Khan have been made joint conveners.
Most of the party leaders are former central committee leaders of ‘Bangladesh Chatra Odhikar Parishad’, a student body that emerged over the quota reform movement.
The four main principles of the party are democracy, justice, rights and public interest. It will run its activities based on these four principles.
Joint Convener Rashed Khan read out the principles and goals of the party at the programme.