Govt obstructing BNP council: Mosharraf

Staff Correspondent
13 September 2019, Fri
Published: 03:23 Updated: 05:45

Govt obstructing BNP council: Mosharraf

Dr Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, a member of the standing committee of the party, complained that the BNP's was not allowed to do politics, “We are organizing the party at the district upazila level. That is why, the council is not allowed. The (AL) government is preventing it.

Mosharraf Hossain told this on Friday (Sep-13) while addressing a press conference at a program demanding the unconditional release of BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia, organized by the Freedom Forum in front of the National Press Club.

Mosharraf said that the BNP chairperson, Begum Khaleda Zia is the first woman prime minister; she established parliamentary democracy by protecting the country from Dictator Hossein Mohammad Ershad. Khaleda Zia is the symbol of democracy in this country; Khaleda Zia is the mother of democracy, the mother of democracy.

He said, "Those in power today, in this Awami League, killed democracy and established Bakshala." But Ziaur Rahman has established multi-party democracy in Bangladesh instead of Baksh. When Ziaur Rahma founded multi-party democracy, the Awami League did not exist in this country. ”

He also said: We want to say that Ziaur Rahman reinstated democracy from Baksh. And, our leader, Khaleda Zia, has established parliamentary democracy by removing the tyranny. That is why even those in power today are afraid of this. That is why they (Awami League) do not believe in democracy.

The Awami League has put our leader in jail for a one-sided election, added Khandaker Mosharraf.

BNP Joint-Secretary-General Advocate Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal, Co-Organizing Secretary Abdus Salam Azad, Shariatpur Dalgum Ahmpak Ahmpak Alam, BNP Joint Secretary General, Abu Nasser Mohammad Rahmatullah presided over the meeting. Kazi Moniruzzaman Monir, Farmers' Party convening committee members Lion Mia Md Anwar and M Jahangir Alam, was there.