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PV Desk : Today is the first anniversary of the present government led by Awami League (AL).

AL, which led the country’s 1971 Liberation War, formed the government for the third consecutive term on January 07 last year (2019).

Sheikh Hasina, the Awami League President and elder daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, formed the government for the third consecutive term as she took oath as the prime minister for fourth term with 47-member council of ministers on the day.

Earlier, the Awami League-led Grand Alliance achieved landslide victory in the 11th Jatiya Sangsad election on December 30, 2018.

A total of 39 registered political parties, including Awami League, BNP and Jatiya Party, contested the polls.

The first session of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) began on January 30 and it was prorogued on March 11. Before the beginning of the session, President Md Abdul Hamid delivered his speech.