DHAKA: BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said the election commission (EC) will make a mistake if it decides to hold the upcoming national elections under a party government.
He said, “Elections under a party government would not be allowed in Bangladesh. It is not possible.”
He came up with the remarks after placing wreath on BNP founder and former president Ziaur Rahman’s grave marking the 23rd founding anniversary of Doctors’ Association of Bangladesh (DAB) on Monday.
Fakhrul said, “We are appreciating EC’s decision of not using EVM system in the polls.”
Regarding the issue of restoring caretaker government system, he said, “The demand of restoring CG system now became the demand of people. Further talks with the government possible only if the demand will be met.”
Regarding Grameen bank issue, the opposition leader said, “The bank has its own entity. But, the government is plotting to destroy the bank.”
Meanwhile, he expressed his hope that the government will not take any negative step that could affect the bank.
BDST: 1245 HRS, AUG 06, 2012
Edited by: Maria Salam, Asst Output Editor
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