People turn election apathetic after last election: Fakhrul

Thakurgaon Correspondent
|  05 Apr 2019, 00:00 | Update : 05 Apr 2019, 19:11
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir. File Photo.
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said, people have turned into ‘election apathetic’ and ‘politics apathetic’ after holding the last December 30 election. There is no politics in Bangladesh, politics has gone to a certain party.

He said these while having conversation with the newsmen at his own home in Thakurgaon on Friday.

The BNP Secretary General said, the country came under one party rule in seventy five. After that now one party rule system is again active. What is prevailing at the moment is incognito democracy.

He said, healthy political culture means tolerance, respecting opinions of others. Has to listen about own criticism. Then the healthy political culture will build up. There is no reason to accept the illegal occupant government.

Fakhrul again demanded for election under nonpartisan neutral government after cancelling the eleventh national parliament election that was held on December 30 last.

Demanding BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia’s release he said, Begum Khaleda Zia is being imprisoned over false cases due to political vengeance. She even is not getting the legal bail. The government is not providing proper treatment to her. Her health condition is being deteriorated day by day.

Mirza Fakhrul said, Jatiya Oikyafront has no relation with the persons who took oath as Members of Parliament after going beyond the alliance decision. It will create no affect on Oikyafront.

Leaders local BNP and its affiliated organizations were present at that time.


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