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BNP made Hero Alam candidate for undermining parliament: Quader

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Published: 20:37, 4 February 2023  
BNP made Hero Alam candidate for undermining parliament: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader. Photo: File

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said the BNP made Hero Alam candidate in the by-polls to Bogura to undermine the Jatiya Sangsad.

“Mirza Fakhrul has so much sympathy for Hero Alam. Now Hero Alam turns zero. BNP made Hero Alam candidate to underrate parliament,” he said.

The minister was addressing a peace rally at Kamrangirchar Government Hospital ground in Dhaka in the afternoon, reports Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha.

Dhaka City South AL arranged the peace rally against BNP-Jamaat’s terrorism, militancy, anarchy, ill-politics and anti-state conspiracy.

AL Presidium Members Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, Bir Bikram, Advocate Qamrul Islam and Dr Mostafa Jalal Mahiuddin and Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif addressed the rally, among others.

Dhaka City South AL President Abu Ahmed Mannafi chaired the rally which was moderated by its office secretary Riaz Uddin Riaz.

Quader said AL is not holding any counter programme with BNP. “BNP is holding a programme at Naya Paltan but we are in Kamrangirchar. If we held a counter programme, it would have been in Bangabandhu Avenue. We will hold a different programme every day till the next general elections,” he said.

About BNP’s road march, the AL general secretary said actually BNP’s downfall has begun with their road march programme. 

The people are not with fake demands of BNP while their programmes are also witnessing presence of lesser leaders and workers, he mentioned.

“BNP can dream of going to power but their dream will never come true. BNP talks about mass-upsurge but they could not wage a mass movement. When will they wage mass-upsurge? In which year?” he said. 

He said the game must be played in the next elections but where is the opponent? Opponents have become weak and they have already been defeated in the game of movement, he said, adding that now the elections are approaching and the final game will be played in the polls.

“We don’t want a weak opponent in the elections, rather want a strong contestant,” he said.

Mahbubul Alam Hanif said the BNP doesn’t obey the constitution as well as any rules and regulations.

Next general elections will be held as per the constitution and the Election Commission will conduct the elections, he said.

Hanif said if the BNP wants democracy, it should contest the elections. 

The people of this country stay with Bangabandhu’s daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, he said.

He urged the BNP to search democracy in the constitution instead of searching it in the streets.