Professor Emeritus Dr. AK Azad Chowdhury, President of Bangladesh-India Friendship Society (BIFS) chaired an Executive Committee meeting of BIFS at its office in Dhaka on Tuesday. -AA
Speakers at a meeting on Tuesday urged the people to prevent communal and anti-government conspiracies and raise their voice against evil forces.
They said some vested quarters are patronizing terrorism, plotting against the government by spreading propaganda, operating cultural aggression, circulating misleading and false information about minorities and distorting the Bengali spirit. They called upon all to be aware of such activities.
Speakers made the call at the Executive Committee meeting of Bangladesh-India Friendship Society (BIFS) at its office in the capital. The BIFS protested the fake letter of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi which was circulated through the social media and later a news item was published in some Bangladeshi media. A resolution was adopted at the meeting condemning this propaganda.
AK Azad Chowdhury, President of BIFS said Bangladesh-India Friendship Society is contributing to religious harmony in the two countries. The organization will continue its various activities in future to develop the bilateral relations among the people of two neighboring countries.
Former Chief of Army Staff Lt. General (Retd) M Harun Ur Rashid, former Ambassador Waliur Rahman, former justice Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed, Chairman of Editorial Board of The Asian Age Shoeb Chowdhury, Bangladesh-India Friendship Society General Secretary Subir Kushari, Security Analyst Major General (Retd) Md. Abdur Rashid, former Secretary Syed Margub Murshed, Professor Abul Kalam Azad Patwary, Tahmina Shahab Uddin, Engineer Rezaul Karim Khukan, Professor Dr. Aslam Bhuiyan spoke at the meeting, among
Shoeb Chowdhury said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the then Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi established the organization to strengthen the friendship and cooperation between the two nations with the spirit of the Liberation War in 1971. “We have to identify our friends and enemies and address them accordingly,” he added.
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