Presidential Nomination of Vice-President Abdur Sattar and Sixth Amendment in Bangladesh: A Critical Analysis

Md. Morshedul Islam


Bangladesh adopted her constitution in 1972. So many shortcomings were in this constitution. In the name of removing these short-comings and making it more-people oriented civilian governments from the very first year from the operation of the constitution had brought several amendments in it. But in reality it shows that peoples’ interest or incorporation of the hopes and aspirations of the people of the concerned periods had no relevancy with regard to these amendments. Constitution sixth amendment is the glaring instance of this. This article explores how the unconstitutional nomination of an individual was made constitutional by bringing change in the constitution in the name of democracy and people’s benefit.

Keywords: Nomination, Election, Party Chairman, Constitution, Democracy, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)

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