The high court bench said that the deputy commissioners and superintendents of police and other concerned in the metropolitan cities and all other townships have been directed to provide the requisite privileges by virtue of the constitution, warrant of precedence and the laws of this land,
The high court bench also said Being the mouthpiece of the agents of society and state, we hold journalists to high esteem and thus expect them to also bear great responsibility. Such a responsibility entails reflecting the whole truth, as opposed to simply highlighting a fraction of it,
The HC bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader on July 31 observed that government officials are merely the servants of the republic, but they are not “very important persons” (VIPs).
Only the president and the prime minister of the country are the VVIPs (very, very important persons). and state guests on the roads is reasonable, the same cannot be said about the many VIPs that exist now.
last (July 29) schoolboy dies while waiting in an ambulance after it got stuck for three hours on a ferry put on hold by a joint secretary of the government, a VIP no less. Then comes the chorus of public outrage. Soon a probe committee is formed, and compensations are sought. and since then the public has been talking about the rights of VIPs.