Mohammad Shahabuddin Chuppu Elected As President of Bangladesh

Dhaka: Mohammad Shahabuddin was elected to take over as the 22nd president of Bangladesh on Monday. The Election Commission of Bangladesh issued a notification to this effect on Monday as only one candidate filed his nomination after the time of nomination and withdrawal was over.


The ruling Awami League proposed Mohammad Shahabuddin, a retired judge, commissioner of the anti-corruption commission, and liberation warfighter, for the position. No other party or individual filed a nomination for the post.

Awami League chief and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina greeted Shahabuddin with a flower bouquet after the submission of his nomination, as per the report in Dhaka Tribune.

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