Awami League (AL) Joint General Secretary Mahabubul Alam Hanif said if BNP leader Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal’s insulting remarks against Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is not withdrawn with apology within the next seven days, legal action will be taken against him.
He was speaking as the chief guest at a roundtable discussion titled “Future of Bangladesh and Thoughts of Youth” at the CIRDAP auditorium in the capital. The roundtable discussion was organized by bbarta24.net and Jagoron (IP) TV.
He said a case was lodged against Alal for his indecent remarks but BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir condemned filing of such case and by doing so, he took stand in favour of these insulting comments. Awami League strongly protested Mirza Fakhrul's stand, he said, adding that if Alal's remarks are not withdrawn, legal action will be taken against him.
Associate Professor of Jagannath University Dr. S M Masum Billah , Jubo Mahila League vice-president Koheli Kuddus Mukti and General Secretary of Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) Nurul Islam Hasib, among others, spoke at the event with Bani Easmin Hashi , editor of bbarta24.net in the chair.