BNP has no way but to join JS to press home demands: Nasim


DHAKA, April 26, 2019 (BSS) – Awami League Presidium Member Mohammed Nasim today said BNP has no way but to join the Jatia Sangsad within the specified time to press home their demands.

“Whether it is BNP or Oikyafront, they must have to join the parliament as there is no other place to put their demands. We welcome you,” he told a guardians’ rally against social wrongdoings, abuse of drugs at a community centre at Paltan here.

Workers Party President Rashed Khan Menon, Samyabadi Dal General Secretary Dilip Barua, Jatiya Party (JP) Secretary General Sheikh Shahidul Islam, Gonotantri Party General Secretary Dr Sahadat Hossain, writer and columnist Syed Abul Maksud and Dhaka City South Awami League (AL) President Abul Hasnat addressed the function, among others.

Dhaka City South AL General Secretary Shahe Alam Murad chaired it.

Nasim, also central 14-party spokesperson, urged all MPs-elect from BNP and Oikyafront to join the parliament as there is no better alternative to join parliament to press home demands.

“If you do not join parliament, you will lose everything. Boycotting the election, you have lost election field. Now only parliament is left for you. If you do not join, you will also lose it,” he said.

About the abuse of drugs, Nasim said the AL government has announced zero tolerance policy against terrorism and drug abuse. “We will have to work together against abuse of drugs and terrorism,” he said.