Tuesday, 7 February, 2023

BNP wants to unleash anarchy

Says Hasan

BNP wants to unleash anarchy
Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Saturday briefs reporters about the preparation for the public rally to be held at Polo Ground of Chattogram city today. —SUN PHOTO

CHATTOGRAM: Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Saturday said Chattogram city will witness a human sea with the gathering of eight to ten times more people than expected in the Sunday’s Polo Ground public rally of the Prime Minister, reports BSS.

“Eight to ten times more people will gather than expected outside the Polo Ground after filling up the field,” he said.

The minister told reporters after visiting the place of the public rally of the premier scheduled for Sunday at Polo Ground of the port city along with the leaders of Awami League different units including Chattogram city, South and North.

Expressing his satisfaction over the preparations of the rally Hasan said the Polo Ground is one of the biggest fields in Chattogram. Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman held a public rally here while his daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also held rally in the field, he added.

He said those public meetings were filled-up with huge gatherings and, even, people were gathered out of the field. It is expected that about eight to ten times more people will gather outside the field after filling the ground, said Hasan, also Awami League joint general secretary.

He said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday reiterated that they will hold their rally in Naya Paltan. In fact, their main intention is not rally, but to create chaos and instability in the country, said Hasan.

He said the Suhrawardy Udyan has been allocated for their (BNP) rally as they can hold it smoothly and peacefully. But, they don’t want to go there, he added.

He said the government could not give permission and license to anyone to create anarchy. But, BNP wants to create chaos, he added. The minister said BNP had built a stage leaving one third place of the field behind during their rally a few days ago and half of the field in front was filled.

He said Awami League is a party of mass people and it works for the welfare of the countrymen. Bangladesh has been raised into a new height in the last 14 years under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, he added.

He said the country left behind India and Pakistan in per capita income.

AL Chattogram South district unit president Moslem Uddin Ahmed, MP, its general secretary Mafizur Rahman, city unit acting president Mahtab Uddin Chowdhury, its general secretary AJM Nasir Uddin, North district unit president MA Salam, its general nsecretary Sheikh Ataur Rahman and Chattogram Zila Parishad chairman ATM Pearul Islam, among others, were present.