Islami Oikya Jote

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Islami Oikya Jote
President Maulana Abdul Latif Nezami[1][2]
Secretary-General Mufti Faizullah[3][4]
Headquarters Lalbagh[5], Dhaka
Ideology Islamism

The Islami Oikya Jote (Bengali: ইসলামী ঐক্য জোট, Islami Oikko Joţ, "Islamic Unity Front") is a political party in Bangladesh and is allied with the Four Party Alliance.[6][7][8][9]

During the legislative elections of 1 October 2001, the party won 2 out of 300 elected members in an alliance with the Bangladesh Nationalist Party. It was led by Mufti Fazlul Huq Amini and Azizul Haq[10].


Mufti Fazlul Huq Amini[11] and Azizul Haq were the two most influential leaders of the party.

Split from BNP-led Alliance[edit]

In January 2016 Islami Oikya Jote Chairman Abdul Latif Nezami announced to quit BNP-led 20-party alliance at a press conference, the OIJ chieh also stated that it is for their organization's interest. But after a few hours of the announcement of Islami Oikya Jote’s quitting the BNP-led 20-party alliance, a faction of the Islamist party declared that it would remain with the coalition[12].


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  6. ^ "IOJ chief says he has list of Awami League leaders doing business with Jamaat-e-Islami men". Retrieved 2016-08-11. 
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  8. ^ "Islami Oikya Jote faction welcomes Hasina's 'firm stance' on religion". Retrieved 2016-08-11. 
  9. ^ "Islami Oikya Jote leaves BNP-led 20-Party alliance". Retrieved 2016-08-11. 
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