Progressive Democratic Party (Bangladesh)
The Progressive Democratic Party (Bengali: প্রগতিশীল গণতান্ত্রিক দল) is a newly established democratic party in Bangladesh. It is popularly known as the PDP. This party was launched on 21 June 2007 though a press conference, as soon as limited indoor political activity was allowed, although open politics was prohibited at that time as the country was still under a state of emergency.
|Founder||Ferdous Ahmed Qureshi|
|Founded||21 June 2007|
|Headquarters||8/4-A, Topkhana Road, Dhaka-1000|
|Seats in Jatyo Shangshad|
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The founder and president of the party, Ferdous Ahmed Qureshi, died at the end of August 2020. The Bangladesh Election Commission cancelled the party's registration in November of that year for not having a functioning central committee or sufficient offices at district and lower levels to maintain registration.
- নিবন্ধিত দলসমূহ [Registered parties]. Bangladesh Election Commission (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 1 August 2020.
- Prothom Alo, 21 July 2007
- "PDP chairman Ferdous Ahmed Qureshi no more". Prothom Alo. 31 August 2020.
- "EC revokes Progressive Democratic Party's registration". The Daily Star. 29 November 2020.