Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad on Thursday pulled out of election race from Dhaka-17, expressing his support for Awami League nominated candidate actor Farooque
The special envoy to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina came up with the announcement when Akbar Hossain Pathan Farooque went to his residence in the capital and sought blessings.
The Jatiya Party chairman returned home from Singapore on Wednesday night following his two-week advanced medical treatment in Singapore.
He flew to Singapore for advanced medical treatment on December 10.
Apart from Dhaka-17, Ershad is contesting from Rangpur-3 under the banner of Awami League-led 14-party grand alliance