Aim of this tour is to reach the message of development projects carried out by the government to grassroots level and strengthen the party
An Awami League delegation, led by party General Secretary Obaidul Quader, has departed Kamalapur Railway Station for Nilphamari by a train, aiming to carry out electioneering in the northern districts.
The delegation will hold more than 11 rallies at railway stations in Tangail, Pabna, Natore, Bogra, Jaipurhat, Dinajpur and Nilphamari districts, reports UNB quoting Awami League Rajshahi unit Organizing Secretary Khaled Mahmud Chowdhury.
Speaking to reporters at Kamalapur Railway Station before his departure on Saturday, Quader said the aim of this tour is to reach the message of development projects carried out by the government to grassroots level and strengthen the party.
He added that the organizational activities of the party will play an important role in making grassroots people aware about the “rumor politics” of BNP and Jamaat.
Quader, also is also the road, transport and bridges minister, told reporters: "This is our election journey. The tour will continue.
“We will launch campaign on September 13,” he said adding that they will also start another campaign in Chittagong, Mymensingh and Kishoreganj by road.
He continued: "The upcoming election will be competitive and we have to take preparations for it. If there are any internal disputes, we have to solve them. This campaign will revitalize the grassroots leaders."
The delegation members include Awami League Joint Secretary Jahangir Kabir Nanak, Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud, organizing secretaries Ahmad Hossain, Abu Sayed AL Mahmud Swapan, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, cultural secretary Ashim Kumar Ukil and Biplob Barua.
Railways Minister Mujibul Haque was also present at the station to see the team off.