BSS-40, 41 AL takes Victory Day programme for Democracy tomorrow





AL takes Victory Day programme for Democracy tomorrow

DHAKA, Dec 29, 2020 (BSS) – Awami League will observe Victory Day
for Democracy tomorrow across the country marking the second
anniversary of party’s victory in the 11th parliamentary election on
December 30.

The 11th parliamentary election was a milestone in the country’s
history of democracy and development as Bangladesh marched towards new
journey of democracy overcoming darkness of violent politics and
domination of evil forces and patrons of terrorists, militants and
corrupt people through the elections, said a press release of AL.

Marking the day, the party has drawn up programme including a
discussion at the party’s Bangabandhu Avenue central office at 3pm,
said a press release today.

AL’s district, city, town, upazila and thana units will also
arrange identical programmes tomorrow.

Under the initiative of Dhaka City North unit of AL, a discussion
will be held at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) auditorium at

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges
Minister Obaidul Quader will attend it as the chief guest.

Party’s Presidium Member Jahangir Kabir Nanak, Joint General
Secretary AFM Bahauddin Nasim and Organizing Secretary Mirza Azam will
join it as the special guests.

Dhaka City South unit of AL will arrange another discussion at the
party’s central office at Bangabandhu Avenue at 3pm.

AL Presidium Member Begum Matia Chowdhury will attend it as the
chief guest while Presidium Member Abdur Rahman, AL Joint General
Secretary and Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud, Joint General
Secretaries Mahbubul Alam Hanif and Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni
will join it as the special guests.

AL central leaders will also join it.





In a statement today, AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader urged the
leaders and workers of all units of the party and associate bodies
across the country to observe the Victory Day for Democracy in a
proper way maintaining health guidelines.

He also requested the people of all strata to observe the historic day.

After the massive victory in the 11th parliamentary election on
December 30, 2018, Sheikh Hasina, the Awami League President and elder
daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,
formed the government for the third consecutive term.

She took oath as the prime minister for fourth term with 47-member
council of ministers on January 7, 2019.

In the 2018 general elections, the people of Bangladesh gave their
verdicts in favour of pro-liberation force Awami League by casting
their votes for ‘Boat’ for keeping continuity of the country’s
development and progress, said the press release.

The people directly rejected the anti-liberation forces, killers of
August 15, perpetrators of jail killings and August 21 grenade attacks
and communal evil forces.

In continuation of traditional politics of conspiracy, BNP carried
out propaganda centering the polls to mislead the people and to halt
the country’s democratic practice.

The BNP-Jamaat evil alliance launched arson attacks and created an
anarchic situation before and after the 10th parliamentary elections
held on January 5, 2014 to thwart the continuation of democracy. Many
people were killed in the arson attacks carried out by BNP-Jamaat. A
huge number of people who received burn injuries in the attacks are
still suffering untold sufferings.

The Awami League government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is
determined to establish and safeguard the people’s democratic rights
and build a society with the spirit of the great liberation war and
democratic values.

When the country is marching towards its cherished goals on the way
of continuous progress, the defeated forces of the liberation war are
out to hatch different conspiracies to halt the country’s progress and
democratic practices.