BNP Secretary Common Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday mentioned Gonoshasthaya Kendra Founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury is considered one of them who suggested their occasion to simply accept the newly fashioned Election Fee (EC).
“The feedback Dr Zafrullah made on the Election Fee had been his private ones. I respect him quite a bit. He is an excellent man. However he is nobody to inform the BNP to simply accept the Election Fee,” he mentioned.
Fakhrul made the remarks at a rally in entrance of the BNP workplace within the metropolis’s Natun Bazar space.
Mymensingh metropolis unit BNP organized the rally protesting the rising worth hike of necessities and the utility providers.
On Sunday (27 February), Dr Zafrullah thanked the president for appointing his “advisable candidate” as the brand new Chief Election Commissioner and requested BNP to simply accept the Fee.
On Saturday, President Abdul Hamid appointed former defence secretary Kazi Habibul Awal as the brand new Chief Election Commissioner.
Primarily based on the search committee’s suggestions, he additionally appointed Brigadier Common Ahsan Habib Khan (retd), former district and sessional decide Begum Rashida Sultana, former senior secretaries Mohammad Alamgir and Anisur Rahman because the 4 different commissioners of the brand new EC.
Fakhrul mentioned they imagine that honest and credible elections can’t be held underneath the Awami League authorities, regardless of with whom the EC was fashioned.
He mentioned their occasion is not going to go to the following polls if Awami League stays in energy through the election interval.
“Individuals need an appropriate election underneath a impartial authorities for the restoration of democracy. There’s nonetheless time at hand over energy to a impartial authorities quitting energy as per individuals’s hopes and aspirations,” the BNP chief mentioned, pointing on the present regime.
He criticised the federal government for the hovering costs of important commodities and energy, fuel and water. “The rationale for growing the costs of the whole lot is corruption.”
Earlier than the election in 2008, Fakhrul recalled that Awami League had promised to supply individuals with per kg rice at Tk10, however now there isn’t any rice beneath Tk60 per kg whereas the value of per litre soybean oil is Tk200. “Individuals are going by way of severe ordeals to deal with the rising worth hike of all necessities.”
Awami League is a celebration of frauds. Every time the Awami League has come to energy, they’ve cheated individuals.”
He alleged that 35 lakh BNP leaders and staff have been implicated in false instances whereas round 600 others disappeared to subdue the political opponents of the ruling occasion.
He demanded the federal government to withdraw the instances filed in opposition to BNP leaders and activists and free Khaleda Zia with none situation.