PV Desk : Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina has named Al-Nahean Khan Joy and Lekhak Bhattacharjee as the president and the general secretary of its student affiliate Bangladesh Chhatra League.

The prime minister removed the “acting” tag from their posts in an even marking the organisation’s anniversary at the Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka on Saturday.

They had been acting as president and general secretary of the organisation since mid-September 2018, when Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and Golam Rabbani were removed amid allegations of extortion.

Both Joy and Lekhak are Dhaka University students. They had been working as vice-president and joint general secretary of BCL during the tenure of Shovon and Rabbani, who took charge after its last council in May 2018.

Hailing from Barishal, Joy is completing Masters in criminology.