“I am a Muslim. I am a Bangali. I belong to the Awami League. Nobody in this world has the power to erase these identities because this is my spirit and has been the path of my life...”
Expelled Awami League leader and former minister Abdul Latif Siddique yesterday tendered his resignation as a lawmaker.
“The court thinks that if Zafrullah is not prevented he will be continuing with his illegitimate, arrogant actions in tending to derogate the judiciary and the rule of law of the country.”
The ICT judges also termed Zafrullah “extremely wrong-headed” for his June 10 remarks.
“You need to root out the weeds from these organisations [Awami League, Chhatra League] and build them as the men of ideals and principles of Bangabandhu"
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made the remark at a discussion on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the city on Monday.