BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir alleged that the government, in their efforts to cling to power for long, – is controlling the judiciary through its
“Since it came to power in 2008, Awami League
He also alleged that the ruling party has turned Bangladesh into a “failed state” with its efforts to establish one-party fascist rule by
The BNP leader came up with the remarks at a press
Fakhrul said their party is always against any form of terrorism and it wants the proper trial of any such incident. “But Awami League is using such incidents for making political gains.”
He claimed that no one was injured in the train attack carried out around 25 years back during BNP’s rule, but BNP leaders almost at all levels have been implicated and convicted in the case filed over the incident. “This verdict is contrary to justice and politically motivated. We strongly condemn and protest it.”
The BNP leader alleged that the government is completing all the preparations for “deporting democracy” from Bangladesh forever to cement its power by destroying all the democratic institutions.
“The world politics has changed a lot. Just think those who had killed Mahatma Gandhi in India are now in power. This is the reality. We must now
He urged BNP leaders and activists not to talk about disappointment. “We’ll surely get our leader (Khaleda) released and restore democracy with her release from jail.”
Fakhrul called upon all to get united to free people from ‘misrule’ and take the country forward ousting the current government.
He said their alliance Jatiya Oikyafront will not get affected much though Kader Siddiqui-led Krishak Sramik Janata League (KSJL) has quit the coalition.
The BNP leader said it is very tough to fight against an autocratic and fascist government. “We tried to defeat this monster by forming the Jatiya Oikyafront alongside the 20-party through the election. We failed to do so, but it doesn’t mean we’re going to suspend our movement”
He said they will move forward with