AL calls for uprooting radical forces

Staff Correspondent

29 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The ruling Awami League has called upon the countrymen to remain united in uprooting the radical forces from the soil of the land as the clique has been carrying out mayhem across the country for the last three days.

Top Awami League leaders also called upon common people to resist those communal forces under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as there is no room for extremism in the country.    

They also alleged that there was a provocation of international cliques along with the local vested quarters to destabilize the country and its stability.

Calling upon all to be united against violence carried out by evil communal forces, Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader said countrymen along with pro-liberation forces have to be united to stop communal evil forces.

“Bangladesh Nationalist Party is the patron of those evil forces who carried out mayhem across country including Dhaka, Chattogram and Brahmanbaria,” he said.

Hefazat-e-Islam enforced a countrywide hartal Sunday protesting the killing of its activists on Friday’s demonstrations against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh.

Hefazat, an alleged radical force, carried out the mayhem across the country, torched multiple vehicles and government offices, vandalized train, bus and public properties across the country.

Some 11 people were killed while scores were injured in last three days of violent activities of the group.

AL presidium member and agriculture minister Abdur Razzaque alleged an international clique also a close ally of Pakistan want to turn the Bangladesh a country of fanatics but it will not be succeeded.

“The extremists also the ally of anti-liberation forces those who were involved with the killing of Bangabadnhu will be eliminated from the country,” he warned.

Heavily criticizing over the 20 citizen’s joint statement, Razzaque said they tried to misinterpret human rights otherwise they no intellectual can support anarchism including attacking police, torching government offices and uprooting rail tracks in the name of protests.

Twenty citizens, who are usually familiar with their anti-government stances, on Friday supported the anti-Modi protests of Hefazat. They also termed the clash between police and Hefazat activists a violation of citizen’s ‘fundamental rights.

The 20 citizens said they think that Bangladeshi citizens have the right to stage protests over the arrival of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Another presidium member Abdur Rahman warned for starting another war under the leadership of Sheikh Hasina as the Bangalee nation has a record of involving into battle risking life.

“The old vulture has been hatching conspiracy again by grabbing flags through their clutches, but it is our pledge to root out the forces from the soil of the country,” he said.

Calling upon forge resistance against all conspiracies and ill attempts, AL’s organising secretary SM Kamal Hossain also alleged that the killers of 1971 war of liberation, 1975 carnage and grenade attack in 2004 are sewed with the same thread.