The current parliament ended after 23 days amid debates between the ruling and main opposition parties over the effectiveness of the House in the last five years.
Despite the ruling alliance's two-thirds majority in the House, the functions of the House were stopped on several occasions due to quorum crisis or absence of 60 lawmakers in the chamber.
In her speech concluding the 23rd session of the current parliament, Prime Minister Khaleda Zia termed this completion of tenure "a milestone" for parliamentary democracy.
Leader of the Opposition Sheikh Hasina in her winding-up speech, however, labeled the current parliament as a failure that frustrated countrymen.
Amir Khasru has more on the story.