| 30 Aug 2019, 00:00 | Update : 30 Aug 2019, 20:02
Terming BNP as a “party of killers”, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the party was born through murders.
“The founder of BNP was a killer and he floated the party with those who were involved in murders … there is nothing to defend it,” she said.
Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League (AL) president, was addressing a discussion as the chief guest at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital on Friday afternoon. Reports BSS.
Dhaka city north and Dhaka city south units Awami League jointly organized the discussion on the occasion of the National Mourning Day.
The Prime Minister said the party which handed over the blood-stained national flag to the killers is nothing but a party of murderers.
“They were born through killing and their character is not changed even to some extent,” she said.
AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader was present at the discussion as the special guest, while Dhaka City North AL President AKM Rahmatullah, MP, presided over it.
Dhaka City South AL President Alhaz Abul Hasnat, Dhaka North City AL General Secretary Alhaz Sadek Khan, City South AL General Secretary Sahe Alam Murad, Dhaka City North AL Vice-President Jahanara Begum, Dhaka Souty City AL Vice-President Abu Ahmed Mannafi, Dhaka City North Joint Secretary SM Mannan Kachi and Dhaka South AL Joint Secretary Kamal Chowdhury also spoke at the discussion, among others.