Menon for resisting communal forces


DHAKA, Sept 7, 2018 (BSS) – Social Welfare Minister and Workers Party President Rashed Khan Menon today called upon all pro-liberation forces to resist communal forces to take the country ahead.

“We will have to go ahead along with people of all religions, faiths and ethnic groups to strengthen the country’s democracy and maintain the present pace of development,” he said.

The minister was addressing the inaugural function of the biennial national conference of Bangladesh Chhatra Jubo Oikya Parishad, an associate body of Bangladesh Hindu-Bouddha-Christian Oikya Parishad, at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) auditorium here. Menon called for forging unity of all democratic and non-communal forces to establish the rights of people of minority communities in true sense.

Menon said if the communal force, BNP-Jamaat alliance, again comes to power the country will witness recurrence of communal violence.

Earlier, the biennial conference was inaugurated through releasing of balloons and pigeons.