KISHOREGANJ : Angry locals blockaded roads and railways in Bajitpur upazila from Thursday morning in protest a against the High Court remarks about Speaker Abdul Hamid.
Activists of Awami League’s Bajitpur upazila unit blockaded Bajitpu-Kishoreganj road and Kishoreganj-Dhaka rail-line by taking position on Bajitpur rail station and road adjacent to station from morning.
Later, they withdrew the barricades at about 12:30pm after getting assurance from local MP.
Besides, Pro-Awami League Lawyers’ organization organized a human chain in front of the court premises around 12pm.
Earlier, Kishoreganj District Lawyers’ Association strongly protested the remarks of High Court Justice AHM Shamsuddin Chowdhury and demanded his impeachment.
On June 5, the High Court said recent comment of Speaker Abdul Hamid Advocate about judiciary is ‘tantamount to sedition’.
On May 29, the Speaker of the national parliament, Abdul Hamid, said court is neutral and independent. But, it is not good to see that the authority takes quick steps for solving their own problems while spend years for giving people justice.
Urging the Supreme Court authority to reconsider the high Court’s order that asked the roads and highway department to hand over the land of Supreme Court he said, “People may resist the verdict of judiciary if it makes people unhappy.”
BDST: 1339 HRS, JUN 07, 2012
Edited by:Tilka Binte Mehtab, Newsroom Editor
Rubaiat Saky, Newsroom Editor
M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor
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