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Fakhrul to government: Concentrate on people’s sufferings

There is no alternative to waging a united movement to "restore" democracy in the country, says the BNP leader

Update : 07 Sep 2021, 10:19 PM

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday urged the government to concentrate on resolving the problems of people instead of making "indecent" remarks and spreading lies.

“The ruling party leaders and ministers are making derogatory remarks and carrying out false campaigns against our party and its top leaders to mislead people. I call upon them to stop it, and concentrate on resolving people’s problems,” he said.

Fakhrul made the remarks while addressing a views-exchange meeting with the leaders of Baliadangi upazila unit BNP and its associate bodies at Baliadangi Pilot Model High School in Thakurgaon.

He said Awami League itself should resign shouldering its "limitless" failures to run the country and deliver on all fronts.

“Constitute a proper and neutral Election Commission for saving the country by holding a credible and impartial election. Protect the common people and ease their sufferings. Or else, people will pull you down from power,” the BNP leader said.

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He urged the party’s leaders and activists to get ready for waging a tough movement to force the government to quit.

“A change in power won’t come without the involvement of students and youths. Organize students at every college and they will then remove this monstrous regime through a movement,” the BNP leader said.

Fakhrul alleged that members of the police have been indulging in "corruption and various irregularities" as the government has used them for making its political gains.

“Police are now kings and they amassed wealth worth crores of taka. They themselves now kidnap people. They used to say it proudly that they brought this government to power,” he observed.

Under the circumstances, the BNP leader said, there is no alternative to waging a united movement to "restore" democracy in the country.

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