Awami League Common Secretary Obaidul Quader at this time stated the “Appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner and Different Election Commissioners Act-2022” might be thought of as a novel milestone within the Bangladesh’s historical past in guaranteeing the folks’s rights to vote.
“With the enactment of this legislation, Bangladesh will go one step forward additional to institutionalise democracy,” he instructed a press briefing at his official residence right here.
Quader, additionally the street transport and bridges minister, stated the Awami League extends its heartfelt greetings to all of the members of Jatiya Sangsad, together with the Chief of the Parliament, on the passage of the “Appointment of Chief Election Commissioner and Different Election Commissioners Invoice-2022” within the Home on Thursday.
He reiterated that the ruling AL, led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, is dedicated to making sure democracy and peoples’ rights to vote as per the nation’s Structure.
The whole lot, which has been performed to represent a robust Election Fee in Bangladesh and to strengthen the EC, has been achieved beneath the management of Awami League, he stated.
Like different democratic nations, Quader stated, the AL authorities has taken all doable measures to make the EC impartial and strengthened.
He stated in line of the Structure, this legislation will play a really efficient function in forming an unbiased, impartial and powerful Election Fee to make sure the peoples’ voting rights, following the democratic course of.
The AL normal secretary stated a vested quarter of the nation is terming the legislation “unacceptable” for its nefarious political functions.
Voicing concern over the statements of BNP secretary normal Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir over the legislation on EC formation, he stated Fakhrul is making mischievous statements to this finish.
Qauder stated the Fakhrul’s statements have been nothing however a mockery to the nation’s democracy, all parliament members, the Structure and the rule of legislation as effectively.
Fakhrul is making false, deceptive and imaginary remarks aiming to make the legislation questionable, he stated, including that BNP has no religion within the legal guidelines and the Structure of the nation.
So, the street transport minister stated, with out the folks’s mandate, the BNP desires to grab state energy via conspiracy and by making their overseas masters happy.
Concerning the BNP’s lobbyist hiring overseas, he stated Mirza Fakhrul has admitted it and even despatched letters to the political leaders and organisations of the US administration asking them to take motion towards Bangladesh.
“It is a matter of nice disgrace for the nation,” Quader added.