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BNP encourages leaders to make derogatory statements: Hasan

BNP encourages leaders to make derogatory statements: Hasan

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said BNP doesn’t take any step against its leaders for making derogatory statements rather they patronize them.
   
“Awami League takes steps if anyone of the party makes indecent statements. But BNP doesn’t take step against their leaders if they make offensive statements but they (BNP) patronize them,” he said, addressing a prize giving ceremony ‘Tarunneyer Torjoni’ at an auditorium of Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) here.
  
Bangladesh Sarkari Karmachari Kallyan Federation (BSKKF) organized the function and essay and quiz competition for children.
  
Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Liberation War Affairs Ministry and Awami League Presidium Member Freedom Fighter Shahjahan Khan and Dr Anowar Hossain Khan, MP, addressed the function as special guests.
  
Hasan said everyone saw the video clips of derogatory statements of BNP joint general secretary Moazzem Hossain Alal, Ishraq Hossain and BNP president of the United Kingdom unit MA Malek. 
  
“But, BNP didn’t take any step against them. Even, none gave statement. Protest is must if anyone gives such statements from the ruling party. And it is normal. Everyone gets the proof that our party doesn’t spare anyone. But why everyone was silent regarding BNP? This is my question,” he added.
  
The minister said the BNP leaders are behaving indecently under the patronization of Tarique Rahman. MA Malek should have been removed from the party post after such derogatory statements made from UK which are available in social platforms, he added.
  
But, BNP didn’t take steps against him (Malek), said Hasan, also AL joint general secretary.
  
He said, “I would like to urge BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir to see their own faces in the mirror.” 
 
He said some recent activities and statements of Dr Murad Hasan were criticized and the premier has asked him to tender his resignation as those activities tarnished the image of the government and the party as well. AL Jamalpur unit also expelled him (Murad) from his party post, he added.
  
Hasan said different organizations and BNP gave statements against the activities of Murad. “We welcome their statements,” he added. 
 
The minister praised the role government employees. 
 
BSKKF founder president Lutfur Rahman Khan, among others, addressed the function with its president Hedayet Hossain in the chair.