Thursday, March 21, 2019 | ePaper

AL manifesto after Victory Day

Hasina starts polls campaign from tomorrow

  • Print
Staff Reporter :
Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina will start her election campaign from Wednesday, as the upcoming 11th National Election will be held on December 30.
Joint-General Secretary of Awami League Jahangir Kabir Nanak confirmed it at a press conference held in the Awami League President's political office in Dhanmondi on Monday.
Joint General Secretary of AL Abdur Rahman, Organizing Secretaries Ahmad Hossain, BM Muzzammel Haque and Information and Research Secretary Afzal Hussain were present on the occasion, among others.
Nanak said, "Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina will visit Tungi Para on Wednesday (December 12). She will officially start her election campaign after offering Fateha for Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's grave."    "The Prime Minister will attend a public meeting in her Constituency (Gopalganj-3. From there she will go to several districts to participate in the election campaign." "We do not want BNP to boycott the election. BNP is trying to abandon the election, fearing disgraceful defeat," Nanak said in the briefing.Meanwhile, Jahangir Kabir Nanak said, the AL will issue its manifesto emphasizing development and quality education after observing the Victory Day."The AL has already finalized its election manifesto that prioritizes balanced development of the country, quality education, and creation of employment opportunities for the youth," he said."There will also be surprise information about technology segment in the manifesto," Nanok said.To finalize the manifesto, Awami League had formed an election manifesto sub-committee headed by the party's Presidium Member Abdur Razzaque.Other members namely the Prime Minister's Economic Affairs Adviser Mashiur Rahman, Prime Minister's Political Affairs Adviser HT Imam, Premier University Vice-Chancellor and Awami League Adviser Dr Anupom Sen, former Dhaka University VC AAMS Arefin Siddique, Awami League Organizing Secretary Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel and Awami League Deputy Office Secretary Biplob Barua.

More News For this Category

Promise of over bridge is not competence to stop killer buses

Blockades and demonstrations in multiple locations across Dhaka city under the familiar slogans of "We Want Justice" occurred once again on Wednesday after last August when students effectively shut

Allegations of abduction

Al Jazeera News :A senior security official in Bangladesh has been accused of abduction and also for interrogating people to settle a business dispute, reports Al Jazeera on Wednesday.The allegations

Resentment growing

Staff Reporter :The country's textile sectors' trade bodies on Wednesday strongly opposed the gas distribution companies' proposals to increase gas tariff amid businesses growing resentment over the move. Terming the

 BUP students halt protest till Mar 28, a large portion vows to continue

BUP students halt protest till Mar 28, a large portion vows to continue

Staff Reporter :The students of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP), who were continuing agitation for safe road and punishment to the killer of their fellow Abrar, postponed their protest till

Beware the Mideast's falling pillars

By Thomas L. Friedman :For the last half-century the politics of the Middle East has been shaped by five key pillars, but all five are now crumbling. A new Middle

NZ to broadcast Azaan on Friday in solidarity with Muslims

ZEO News, Christchurch :New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Wednesday said the nation will observe a two-minute silence in memory of the Christchurch martyrs and the Azaan (the call

3 killed as train hits motorbike

UNB, Gopalganj :Three motorcycle riders were killed after their vehicle was hit by a train at Bhennabari level crossing in the Sadar upazila early Wednesday.Two of the deceased were identified

HC asks Suprovat to pay Tk 10 lakh to Abrar's family

The High Court on Wednesday ordered Suprovat Paribahan to pay Tk 10 lakh to the family of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) student Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury who was killed in

Ardern calls for global anti-racism fight

Media captionNew Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern spoke to the BBC's Clive MyrieNew Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called for a global fight to root out racist right-wing ideology following

Schoolgirl loses leg due to reckless driving in Jashore

Md Joynal Abedin Khan :After loss of hands and legs in separate road crashes, another schoolgirl lost her leg and two others suffered injuries when a rickshaw-van carrying them was