Verdict Cancelling Jamaat-e-Islam Registration

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (BJI)Bangladesh High court published its full judgement cancelling the registration of Jamaat-e-Islam as political party,
the high court declared Jamaat-e-Islam Registration as illegal on August 1.
The Election Commission granted registration to Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami(BJI) as political party under the representation of people Order 1972.
On January 27 -2009,an Hc division bench responding to a writ petition issued a rule upon the Election Commission to explain why the registration of Bangladesh Jamaat-e Islami as a political party should not be declared tp have been done unlawfully and ultraviolet to the Constitution.
A larger HC bench, headed by Justice M Moazzam Husain, delivered the judgment on a writ petition in the form of public interest litigation challenging the validity of the Election Commission decision that had given registration to Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (BJI) as a political party in 2008. The two other members of the bench are Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Quazi Reza-ul Hoque. “The rule is absolute with the majority view,” said the HC short order. Referring to article 103 (2) (a) of the Constitution , the HC also gave certificate to the respondents to appeal against its order with the Appellate Division sans leave as it involves a substantial question of law as to the implementation of this Constitution. Immediately after the pronouncement of the judgment, the counsel for Jamaat-e-Islami submitted an appeal with the section concerned.

Maulana Syed Rezaul Haque Chandpuri, secretary general of Bangladesh Tariqat Federation, and 24 others, including Islamic scholars, children of freedom fighters, Tariquat Federation, Zaker Party and Samilita Islamic Jote filed the PIL writ petition. On November 4, 2008, the Election Commission granted registration to Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (BJI) as a political party under the Representation of People Order 1972.
On March 10, this year, after a brief hearing, the designated HC division bench sent the long pending writ petition, challenging the validity of the Election Commission decision that had given registration to Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (BJI) as a political party, to the Chief Justice for resolving the matter by a larger bench as it involves legal and constitutional interpretations. Accordingly, the larger bench was constituted by the Chief Justice to dispose of the writ petition. Barrister Tania Amir stood for the petitioners while Barrister Abdur Razzaq for Jamaat-e Islami. -

More from liberation

Bangladesh’s ICT Act- ERRORS

“The new law also authorizes police to arrest a suspect without a warrant.!!!””—-to ensure citizen rights -its not fair to the citizen rights. it has possibility to be miss used for political or other unlawful issues. everything should be decided … read more

Founder fearful about future of Bangladesh’s Nobel-winning micrelender

Prof Muhammad Yunus, founder of Bangladesh’s Nobel-winning microcredit organisation — Grameen Bank (GB) — yesterday urged stakeholders and government of the country not to take any step to change the legal structure of the GB. In an open letter to … read more

US slates killings, torture by lawmen in Bangladesh

The US government yesterday denounced the Bangladesh government over the latter’s “most significant” human rights problems, including killing and torture by security forces and their abuses that are responsible for disappearances and custodial deaths. “An increasingly politicised judiciary exacerbated problems … read more

OMBUSMAN is Time Demand !!-

Democracy is preferred to any other system of Governance because of it adherence to “rule of Law” “Fair dealing” and “ Good Administrator . It is opposed to arbitrariness ,Unreasonableness ,and mala fide exercise of power . Democracy is the … read more

Hasina vows to root out terrorism from Bangladesh

United Nations, Sep 19 (goollu)Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the international community for strengthening regional and global cooperation mechanisms in fighting terrorism . She made this call in her keynote speech delivered at a symposium arranged by United … read more

Rights Group Urges Bangladesh to Stop Unlawful Killings

Sources :An international human rights group is urging Bangladesh to stop its authorities from committing extrajudicial killings and other abuses that allegedly have continued despite government pledges to stop them. In a statement released Wednesday, Amnesty International said Bangladesh’s government … read more

O YaY !!Realism is the next political view of Universe -Demand of nano age !!

Realism, Realist or Realistic are terms that describe any manifestation of philosophical realism, the belief that reality exists independently of observers, whether in philosophy itself or in the applied arts and sciences. In this broad sense it is frequently contrasted … read more

Let’s celebrate,Happy 40th birthday, Bangladesh

Bangladesh is celebrating 40th independent day,It boasts a growing economy, a vibrant political scene and a strong women’s movement . . . Forty years after the bloody war that gave it birth, Bangladesh has much to celebrate. Four days before … read more

Towards Egypt’s democrats vs Hosni Mubarak’s departure

After 18 days of historic protest, Tahrir Square has finally found reason to let off fireworks and brighten Cairo’s night sky. Hosni Mubarak’s departure does not yet complete the victory for Egypt’s democrats. The fall of President Mubarak is only … read more

Ekushey Boimela :PM for building knowledge-based Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon the writers and publishers to come up in this year’s book fair with creative and readers-friendly books with a particular attention that the new generation learns the right history of the country. Prime … read more