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Newly elected women MPs sworn in

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Newly elected women MPs sworn in
Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administeres the oath to the newly elected MPs at the oath-taking room of the Jatiya Sangsad. Photo: Courtesy

The newly elected Members of Parliament to the seats reserved for women in the 11th parliament were sworn in on Wednesday morning, reports UNB.

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath to the newly elected MPs at the oath-taking room of the Jatiya Sangsad (JS).

The Speaker first administered the oath to the elected MPs of the ruling Awami League and then MPs of Jatiya Party in separate functions.

On Sunday, the Election Commission published an official gazette with the names of 49 elected candidates for the parliamentary seats reserved exclusively for women.

Of them, 43 elected women MPs are from ruling Awami League, four from Jatiya Party, one from Workers Party and another is independent.

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