Published:  04:05 AM, 02 December 2019

BNP out to fish in troubled waters: Quader

BNP out to fish in troubled waters: Quader

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Sunday said BNP is trying to catch fish in troubled water by creating chaos in the country. "BNP is trying to catch fish in troubled water by creating anarchy in the country.

They do not follow any laws and even do not accept the verdict of courts," he said. Quader came up with the remarks while attending a meeting of the moncho and decoration committee, formed ahead of Awami league's national council, held at the party's Bangabandhu Avenue Central Office in the capital.

He further warned if BNP men try to create anarchy in the name of demonstration, they will be dealt with strong hand.
"If they wage a political movement (against the government), they will be handled politically too," he added.

Aiming to BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Quader said during the reign of BNP, it created a power centre of making money through Hawa Bhaban.

Having said that, he said the Awami League government did not set up any such power centre rather Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launched an anti-graft drive from her own house (party).

Regarding the upcoming national council of Awami League, the minister said the council will be held in a simple manner as the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will be celebrated next year in a befitting manner.

The countdown of Bangabandhu's birth centenary celebration will commence on December 8 next, he said.The 21st tri-annual central council of Bangladesh Awami League will be held on December 20-21.

With AL Joint General Secretary and the moncho and decoration committee convener Jahangir Kabir Nanak in the chair, the meeting was attended by AL leader Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, Organizing Secretary AKM Enamul Haque Shamim, Cultural Affairs Secretary Asim Kumar Ukil, among others.

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