M Hafizuddin Khan, president of Sushashoner Jonno Nagorik (SUJON), expressed his surprise as people of the country did not take to the street after 11th National Parliamentary Election-2018.
Expressing his deep disappointment on the activities of constitutional institutions in the country, he said, “We have witnessed how the constitutional bodies of the country collapsed away before our eyes,”Hafizuddin Khan came up with this comment while attending a roundtable meeting at BRAC Centre of Mohakhali in the capital on Thursday.
Sushashoner Jonno Nagorik (SUJON) arranged the roundtable meeting on ‘Political Reformation of Bangladesh and Citizens’ Thought’.
He emphasised on a reformation of the state and urged that, “People have to take to the street. But people didn’t do so after the election, it a matter of surprise for me.”
The former Advisor to the Caretaker Government also said it is now proved after the 11th National Election, held on December 30, 2018, that free and fair election is not possible under the supervision of a government led by a party.
SUJON secretary Badiul Alam Majumdar said, “We are going through a critical moment. There is no rule of law in the country. If there don’t exist rule of law, Bangladesh will turn into a failed state soon.”
Presenting the key-note in the meeting, Dilip Kumar Sarkar, coordinator of SUJON, recommended an 18-point reformation proposal.Former Election Commissioner M Sakhawat Hussain, SUJON Executive Member Syeda Rizwana Hasan and BNP’s Assistant International Affairs Secretary Rumeen Farhana, among others, were present and delivered speeches in the roundtable meeting.