DHAKA: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said befitting reply will be given if BNP commits acts of sabotage in the name of movement.
He told the inaugural session of the national council of Awami Matsajibi (fishermen) League at Krishibid Institution, Bangladesh (KIB) auditorium in the capital on Friday (November 29).
He said: “I say it clearly, if they (BNP) want to fish in troubled water by creating disorder--- anarchy in the name of movement, befitting reply will be given.”
Quader said BNP does not abide by rules of law and court procedures. They create pressure on the court for the release of their chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia. The party’s leaders and workers carried out vandalism, launched attacks on police and hurled brickbats on the premises of court.
Awami League Presidium Member Matia Chowdhury, Office Secretary Dr Abdus Sobhan Golap and Relief and Social Welfare Secretary Sujit Roy Nandi were present on the occasion, among others.
Matsajibi League Council Preparatory Committee convener Narayan Chandra Das presided over the function. Later in the council session, Obaidul Quader announced the names of newly elected leaders of Matsajibi League.
BDST: 1903 HRS, NOV 29, 2019