Thursday, January 17, 2019 | ePaper

Jatiya Oikya Front formed with FFs to defeat evil forces: BNP

  • Print


BNP senior leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury on Monday said Jatiya Oikya Front was formed with the leaders who had contributions to the Liberation War to defeat the evil forces.
"Bangladesh's distinguished and accepted leaders who had contributions to the Liberation War have now got united reflecting people's aspirations. The evil forces got defeated during the Language Movement, the Liberation War and anti-autocracy movement as the nation became united," he said. Speaking at a discussion, the BNP leader further said, "The evil forces will surely be defeated this time as the nation has now got united with the formation of the Jatiya kya Front."
Nagorik Odhikar Andolon, a pro-BNP platform, arranged the programme at the Jatiya Press Club demanding cancellation of convictions of Khaleda Zia and Tarique Rahman and the release of all political prisoners.
On Saturday, BNP, Jatiya Oikya Prokriya and a faction of Jukta Front launched a new opposition alliance, 'Jatiya Oikya Front', ahead of the 11th national election.
Khosru, also a BNP standing committee member, said people have now got united to restore their ownership of the country and voting rights by ensuring the rule of law, freedom of expression and press freedom. He called upon all to wage a united movement under the Jatiya Oikya Front platform to realise people's all demands and restore their rights. "I urge all to join the movement with courage."
"The national unity will destroy the reign of terror established by the government across the country with intimidation and repressive acts. We shouldn't now sit idle as we'll have to wage a movement urgently by completing all the tasks of the national unity," the BNP leader added.
Amir Khosru alleged that the government has taken an 'election project' to annihilate democracy by holding the next polls keeping people out of the election process.
As part of the project, he said, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was sent to jail in a 'false' case, and the verdicts in the August-21 grenade attack cases were given convicting party acting Chairman Tarique Rahman.
He said, the government's dream of implementing its 'election project' has already got shattered as the journey of the Jatiya Jukta Front began three days after the August-21 cases verdicts.

More News For this Category

BNP unlikely to sever ties with Jamaat

Apparently giving a hint at not leaving Jamaat as per Gono Forum's desire, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday advocated for strengthening the unity between Jatiya Oikyafront

Nooyi being considered to head WB

Nooyi being considered to head WB

PTI,  New York  :India-born Indra Nooyi, the former CEO of global beverage giant PepsiCo, is being considered by the White House for the new World Bank president, according to a

CEC trashes TIB's polls report

Staff Reporter :Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Wednesday rejected Transparency International Bangladesh's (TIB) report on the 11th parliamentary election." We are rejecting it outright. It's not an authentic

7 militants take part in killing mission: CTTC

Staff Reporter :At least 13 members of Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) were involved in the murder of Xulhaz Mannan, the founder of Bangladesh's only LGBT magazine, and his friend Mahbub

20 missing after trawler capsizes in Meghna

Staff Reporter  :At least 20 people went missing after a trawler capsized in the Meghna River at Charjhapta under Sadar upazila in Munshiganj district on Wednesday.On getting information, police, river

Ctg oil depot gutted

Ctg oil depot gutted

UNB, Chattogram :A fire broke out at an oil depot in Fouzdarhat Abdullahor Ghata area in Sitakundu upazila on Wednesday afternoon. Jashim Uddin, Chattogram divisional deputy assistant of Fire Service

RMG workers still fear of dismissal in Ashulia

Staff Reporter :Amid deployment of a large number of law enforcers following eight days of unrest in the RMG sector, workers, in a large number than yesterday, were seen joining

24 ministers seek new govt houses

Special Correspondent :Twenty-four new ministers have applied for houses in the ministers' residential area in the capital to resolve their accommodation crisis.Of them, 11 are ministers, 12 are state ministers

Dec 30 polls of BD was stolen, govt is illegitimate: Milam

Justnewsbd.com :About December 30 parliamentary election of Bangladesh , former US Ambassador William B. Milam, Senior Scholar at the Wilson Center, said the real truth is that the election was

Search on for Brexit consensus after May's crushing defeat

Search on for Brexit consensus after May's crushing defeat

London (Reuters) :Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday will try to forge consensus in parliament on a Brexit divorce agreement after the crushing defeat of her own deal left Britain's