Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said there is no reason to worry over Supreme Court's observation in its judgement scraping 16th constitutional amendment, reports BSS.
"There might be concern among us, but there is no need to worry. I have met Chief Justice with the permission of the president of my party Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. I have let the chief justice know the position of my party over the judgment. Today, I met President M Abdul Hamid following advice of my party president," he said.
Quader came up with the observations while addressing a rally before start of Janmashtami procession at capital's Palashi intersection.
Presided over by Dhaka Mohanagar Puja Udjapan Parishad president DN Chatterjee, the rally was attended by Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sayeed Khokon, Haji Selim, MP, Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzaman Miah, Awami League leaders Sujit Roy Nandi and Jubo Mohila League general secretary Opu Ukil, among others.
Obaidul Quader said the country is belongs to us all as we unitedly freed the country under the leadership of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1971.
After the rally, DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon inaugurated the procession by lighting mangal prodip.