Dhaka: Saifur Rahman Sohag has been elected as president and Zakir Hussain general secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student wing of the ruling Awami League.
The new committee is elected for the next two years.
Out of 3138 councilors, 2819 voted in the election, 89.83 per cent of the councilor had cast their vote. Sohag bagged 2,690 votes while Zakir got 2,675 votes.
Sohag completed his Honors and Masters degree from the department of Linguistic at the University of Dhaka while Zakir Hossain completed his studies from the department of political science at the same university.
Earlier, the voting took place at the Engineers Institution in the capital at 11am on Sunday and anounced on Sunday night during the second session of the Awami-League student front’s 28th National Convention