Seeking votes for Awami League in the next general election for the continuation of development, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her party does not want to see any bloodshed in the country.
“We don’t want to see any bloodshed in Bangladesh. Bangladesh will be a developed and prosperous country…it’ll will march forward,” she said.
The Prime Minister was speaking at a public rally at Jessore Eidgah Maidan on Sunday.
Chaired by district AL president Shahidul Islam Milon, the rally was addressed, among others, by AL Presidium Member Pijush Kanti Bhatacharya, Dr Dipu Moni, Hanif and Kazi Nabil Ahmed, MP, reports UNB.
Sheikh Hasina, also the president of the ruling Awami League, said the way the voters gave their mandates in favour of AL-nominated candidates in the last general election the same way they will choose them in the next national election.
“Please, give the chance to serve you again by casting your votes for the AL candidates as you did in the past,” she said.
Terming BNP-Jamaat clique as the synonyms of killing, torture, militancy and terrorism, the Prime Minister said whenever AL comes to power people enjoy peace and security. “We want peace and development in the country and that is our prime task,” she said.
Earlier arriving at the venue, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stones of 27 development projects, including the Academic Building of Jessore Medical College, Waterlogging Removal Project of the Kapotakkhya River (first phase), the 500-seat Shaheed Mashiur Rahman Auditorium-cum-Multipurpose Hall, the Public Library (third phase) Development Project, Jessore Police Super Building, Jessore Police Hospital, Sheikh Russel's Sculptor, Jhikargahcha Upazila Muktijoddha Complex, the Waterlogging Removal and Sustainable Water Management Development Project of the Bhairab River, upgradation work on Jessore-Benapole National Highway and Jessore-Benapole (Palashbari-Rajghat portion) road, Jessore Central Shaheed Minar, Hamidpur Compost Plant, Pre-treatment Plant and Biogas Plant and Control Landfill Cell Work.