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‘Padma Bridge another victory for Bengalis’

‘Padma Bridge another victory for Bengalis’

Awami League (AL) Advisory Council Member and 14-Party alliance spokesperson Amir Hossain Amu on Saturday said the main base of the ruling AL’s power is the people of the country, reports BSS.

“We (AL) have no lord or boss abroad. The power of AL is the people of this country,” he said. The AL leader said this while addressing a jubilant procession in front of the central office of AL at Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital.

The 14-Party alliance organized this procession along with a discussion to congratulate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the construction of Padma Bridge with the country’s own funds.

Referring to June 25 as another victory for the Bengali nation, he said people will rejoice on the day of inauguration of Padma Bridge in the same way the countrymen rejoiced after achieving victory in 1971.

“This (Padma Bridge) is another victory for us. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has proved that the Bengali nation does not bow down to anyone,” he added.

Speaking on the occasion, Bangladesh Workers Party President Rashed Khan Menon said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has built the Padma Bridge with the country’s own funds and this bridge is a symbol of empowerment and confidence of the country.

He defined Padma Bridge as the source of pride for the people of Bangladesh.

Calling for building resistance against all evil forces, Awami League Presidium Member Kamrul Islam said: “We have to fight the evil forces in a united manner.”

Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) General Secretary Shirin Akhter lauded Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as she has made the Padma Bridge combating all conspiracies.

Awami League Presidium Member and Dhaka city 14-party coordinator Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya Bir Bikram conducted the discussion.

Jatiya Party (JP) Secretary General Sheikh Shahidul Islam, Samyabadi Dal General Secretary Dilip Barua, Dhaka City South unit President of AL Bir Muktijoddha Abu Ahmed Mannafi, Gono Azadi League President Advocate SK Sikder, General Secretary of the Ganatantri Party Dr Shahadat Hossain and Central 14-party leader Dr Wajedul Islam Khan also spoke on the occasion, among others.