Sunday, June 24, 2018 | ePaper

Peaceful movement: BNP strategy is to get Khaleda free

  • Print
Reza Mahmud :
The BNP has been holding peaceful agitation programme with three objectives. These include making the party stronger and well-disciplined, bringing the party Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia out of jail,  
and to hold election under polls time government.
The party high-command thinks that continuous movements are strengthening the party from its root levels.
 "The government has sent Begum Khaleda Zia behind the bar in a false case. But our leaders and activists throughout the country have remained unprovoked and steady. They are taking to streets almost everyday demanding Khaleda Zia's release from jail. The peaceful and continuous programme makes our organisation stronger and capable than previous days. It will be helpful to boost our workers morale to realise our demand for polls time neutral government," Dr. Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, BNP Standing Committee member told The New Nation on Thursday.
He said, the government has kept our party men on run filing thousands of cases against them. But now the workers and leaders feel that their back is facing the wall. In this situation, the leaders and workers are willingly taking to the streets nowadays.
Senior leaders of the party said, there were huge pressures from the party men to choose hard line agitation programme.
The leaders and workers have become angry over their chairperson's conviction.
But the high-command had taken different strategy to introduce new type of agitation for long term positive effects.
As per the strategy, the party started different peaceful public relation based programme including organising human chain, hunger strike and mass signature campaign.
As a result the activists and supporters of the party, who made themselves inactive to avoid police harassments, have become active and gained indomitable energy.
They said, such peaceful programme is not zeopardising public peace.
So, the root level activists of the party and its general supporters are retaking part in those programmes.
It gradually strengthens the party from its root level, said senior leaders.  "The government wants to keep its political oppositions silent for ever. As per their plan, they seriously provoked our party men on February 8. But, our party men have shown patience. It is gradually proved that the patience is giving good result as the people's support making the party stronger," BNP Joint-Secretary General Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal told The New Nation.
Alal also said, they are in movement to bring Khaleda Zia out of prison, make the party stronger and to compel the government to hold inclusive polls.
Political analysts also praised the non-violent programme of the BNP.
They said the party high-command has taken the right decision shunning the path of conflicts.
 "The BNP has taken wise decision by announcing people relation based and peaceful agitation programme. Such kind of programme should be followed by other political parties to eliminate the long day's bad culture of political conflicts. It may help the BNP to attain more popularity. As a result, the party may achieve its goal," Professor Dr. Md. Sharif Uddin of Jahangirnagar University told The New Nation.
He said also that if the party continue such agitation, it may able to gain its all goals.

More News For this Category

Mass arrests of opposition men alleged

Reza Mahmud and Noman Mosharef :All preparations are afoot to hold the Gazipur City Corporation election tomorrow. The government has deployed a  total of 29 platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh

England defeat Panama 6-1

England defeat Panama 6-1

Harry Kane scores a hat trick for the first time in a World Cup since 1986 as the Three Lions score their biggest tournament haul.England are through to the knockout

Banking sector at risk

Staff Reporter :Planning Minister AFM Mustafa Kamal on Sunday said that the government would take action against those whoever is the guilty for looting bank money."We are determined to do

BNP for removal of Gazipur police super before GCC polls

Staff Reporter  :BNP has demanded removal of Gazipur police super before Gazipur City Corporation election meeting the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) AK Nurul Huda at his office blaming him for

Two shot dead in Pabna

Staff Reporter :Two men were shot dead by unidentified miscreants in a broad-day light at a shop in Tebaria Bazar of Ataikula upazila in Pabna district on Sunday evening.The deceased

NHRC chief reiterates call for fair probe

Staff Reporter :Chairman of the national human rights commission Kazi Reazul Haque  reiterated demand for proper investigation into the death of Teknaf's municipal ward councillor Ekramul Haque as it caught

Sorry state of a busy road in city's Karwan Bazar area. This picture was snapped on Sunday.

Sorry state of a busy road in city's Karwan Bazar area. This picture was snapped on Sunday.

SC decision on Khaleda`s bail July 2

Staff Reporter :The Appellate Division of the Suprme Court on Sunday set July 2 for delivering its decision on the government's appeal seeking cancellation of the bail order granted by

MP Ekramul settles case against son with Tk 20 lakh

Staff Reporter :The family of a man killed in a hit-and-run car incident involving the son of MP Ekramul Karim Chowdhury has agreed to take a one-time payment of Tk

3 BCL men held for demanding money from Nandail OC

Staff Reporter  :Three activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) were detained for trying to extort Tk 20,000 from Nanadail Officer-in-Charge (OC) Kamrul Islam Miah in Mymensingh on Sunday.Arrestees are Raju,