Awami League General Secretary Abdul Jalil resigned from the
party just two days ahead of the scheduled Awami League National Council.
Citing frustration with the party for not allowing him to participate
in the preparations for the National Council, Abdul Jalil announced his
resignation from his Dhaka residence.
However, he insists that he continues to support the Awami
League party in its goals and platforms.
Mr. Jalil has been the party's General Secretary since being
elected on December 26, 2002.
During the interim government, Mr. Jalil was taken into
police custody and allegedly made unflattering comments about the Awami League leadership.
During that time, he was also in Singapore for a six month medical leave due to