‘Khaleda in jail after conviction, no connection to humanitarian attitude’
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said, BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia is in jail after being convicted. But there is no connection to humanitarian attitude with it. Even there is no scope to do inhuman attitude with her. She is a former prime minister. We do not support any matter of negligence regarding her treatment. There is no reason to think that the government of Sheikh Hasina would do any negligence.
He said these in response to the newsmen while visiting four lane road construction activities at Chandra in Gazipur’s Kaliakoir on Sunday.
Quader said, BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia did not suffer mild stroke, her sugar level fall down. She will be examined in BSMMU hospital if she wants.
Meanwhile, Law Minister Anisul Huq at a program in the secretariat said, the government is aware about health condition of Khaleda Zia. It will be known after going investigations in BSMMU whether she suffered mild stroke or not. She will be taken to the BSMMU hospital.
Obaidul Quader said, no traffic congestion will be created on highways due to the condition of roads. There is nothing to do if traffic jam is created due to unplanned and unlawful ply of vehicles.
The minister said, four lane highway from Gazipur’s Chandra to Tangail’s Alenga will be opened from June 12 on the occasion of Eid. Besides, 23 bridges will also be opened of the 26 bridges.
Highway range DIG Md. Atiqul Islam, Supervising Engineer of Dhaka region Roads and Highways division Sabuj Uddin Khan, Gazipur police super Mohammad Harun ur Rashid, Gazipur road division Executive Engineer DKN Nahin Reza and other officials were present on the occasion.