Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said the alternative to BNP’s movement is to create arson terrorism, pseudo politics and rumours.
“BNP has completely failed to participate the people in their movements . . . The alternative to BNP’s movement is to create rumour,” the AL General Secretary told newsmen at a press conference on contemporary issues at his official residence.Issuing a warning against BNP, the minister said the country’s people and the government would not accept any ill attempt to damage the country’s resources and loss of lives in the name of alternative movement.
Referring to the BNP’s alternative movement, secret meetings and conspiracies at home and abroad, Quader said there is nothing to fear the BNP’s stray movements because the soldiers of Mujib ideology are not scared of the street movement.”
Quader said if BNP’s agitation is thwarted it threatens to choose the alternative way of movement but the party which is not capable of demonstrating any kind of the street agitation so there is no need to obstruct the party.
Refuting the BNP’s allegation that a terrible force is working to suppress the opposition, the AL general secretary urged the BNP Secretary General to make the identity of the force to public.
In response to the BNP leaders’ claim that there is no freedom of expression in the country, Obaidul Quader said not a single BNP leader was detained so far for criticizing the government, so freedom of expression completely exists in the country.
The minister strongly criticized Mirza Fakhrul Islam’s remark on the incumbent government that the government has created a circle of power, arrogance and corruption.“These words are true forever for the BNP regime ‘ Quader said adding that BNP on the contrary, institutionalized corruption in this country and build an alternative centre of power through Hawa Bhaban to misuse the state power.”
Obaidul Quader said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s government has relentlessly been working to march forward the democracy while the BNP is repeatedly trying to hinder the advancement of democracy through doing ill-politics without extending any sort of cooperation.
The Awami League General Secretary accused BNP of disrupting the ongoing trend of democracy in the country through different undemocratic means.