September 19, 2021, 4:12 pm
Special Correspondent :
The BNP sees the recent incident in Barisal as an outward manifestation of the internal conflict of the ‘unelected’ government. The remarks were made at a meeting of the party’s standing committee. This virtual meeting takes place on Saturday afternoon. The details of the meeting were sent to the media in a BNP press release on Sunday (August 22nd).
On the night of August 18, police and Awami League leaders and activists clashed overnight over the removal of a mourning banner at the Upazila Parishad compound on C&B Road in Barisal Nagar. The UNO’s official residence was also attacked at the time. So far four cases have been registered in this regard. Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Munibur Rahman, two of the Kotwali police sub-inspector (SI) said. Jamal. The city mayor was made the main accused in the UNO case.
UNO Munibur Rahman, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kotwali Model Police Station Nurul Islam and SI Shahjalal Mallik filed two separate cases on Sunday. The meeting of the BNP standing committee demanded the arrest of the mayor of the Bangladesh Administrative Service Association in the wake of allegations of attacking, vandalizing and blocking the UNO residence at the UNO residence.
It was said in the meeting that the conflict within this unelected government has been clarified through this incident. It has been proved that the political and administrative conflict of the government is increasing. At the BNP meeting, Asif Nazrul, chairman of the law department of Dhaka University, strongly condemned the ‘terrorist activities of the terrorists of Bangladesh Chhatra League’ for expressing his views on Facebook. It is said that such a threat is in fact a threat against the state. The meeting decided to build public opinion against the interference in the freedom of expression of all. It is strongly demanded to stop such repressive activities. It was also mentioned in the meeting that there was extreme uncertainty about the corona vaccine. Anger and concern were expressed in the misleading statements and statements of various ministers of the government.
It was said in the meeting of the standing committee that even after registration, people are spending months in uncertainty. On the other hand, the news of sale of vaccines for money in private clinics has been published in the media, which has created extreme confusion and frustration among the people. Extreme mismanagement, immunization uncertainty and corruption have exacerbated the situation. The meeting expressed deep grief over the demise of Maulana Junaid Babungari, Amir of Hefazat-e-Islam and Khandaker Mustahidur Rahman, former Vice Chancellor of Jahangirnagar University.
BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman presided over the meeting. National Standing Committee members Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Jamir Uddin Sarkar, Mirza Abbas, Gayeshwar Chandra Roy, Abdul Moin Khan, Nazrul Islam Khan, Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury, Selima Rahman and Iqbal Hasan Mahmud were present.