The Appellate Division has postponed the date of hearing of leave to appeal against the High Court’s ruling that the registration of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami is illegal. At the same time, the hearing of the application seeking ban on the party’s political program will be held on the same day till the final settlement of the case regarding the registration of Jamaat. Besides, hearing of contempt of court petition against Jamaat leaders is also on 19 November.
On Sunday (November 12), the appeal bench led by Chief Justice Obaidul Hasan fixed the date.
Barrister Tania Ameer and Advocate Ahsanul Karim heard the petition in the court.
On this day, the lawyer of Jamaat applied for postponement of the hearing for 8 weeks. AJ Muhammad Ali, senior advocate of the Appellate Division, sought this time citing personal reasons. Advocate Ziaur Rahman applied on his behalf.
On June 26, an appeal was filed in the Appellate Division seeking a ban on holding all kinds of political programs including processions and gatherings of the party until the final settlement of the case related to the registration of Jamaat-e-Islami.
Barrister Tanya Amir made this application on behalf of Maulana Syed Rezaul Haque Chandpuri in the Appellate Division Chamber Court.
Apart from this, Maulana Rezaul Haque Chandpuri filed a separate application alleging contempt of court for holding a rally and demanding registration while the case was pending in the court. It was also filed by Barrister Tanya Amir.