Monday, November 18, 2019 | ePaper

Menon skips 14-party alliance meeting

  • Print
Staff Reporter :
Workers Party President Rashed Khan Menon, who said that people could not vote in 11th parliamentary polls, skipped the meeting of 14-party alliance.
The meeting was held at the Awami League's (AL) central office on the Bangabandhu Avenue on Tuesday morning.
Mohammad Nasim, Awami League Presidium Member and Coordinator of pro-government 14- party alliance, said that the alliance would ask Menon to explain his position about his comments regarding last December 30 National Election.
On Monday, Workers Party President Rashed Khan Menon said, "Although I was elected in the election, I am testifying that the people couldn't cast their votes in that election. They couldn't vote in the Union Parishad and Upazila Parishad polls also".
Nasim said, the 14- party alliance is not embarrassed at the statement of Workers' Party President Rashed Khan Menon.
"However, Menon will be asked to explain the motive of his statement at the alliance's next meeting. The issue will be discussed at the meeting and then next step will be taken," he said.

More News For this Category

Don't blame traders, learn to accept failure

As the price of onion skyrocketed in the kitchen markets raising its value at Tk. 250-Tk. 260 per kilogram, a huge amount of rotten onions were found dumped in

Govt urged to impose stock limit, action against hoarders

Govt urged to impose stock limit, action against hoarders

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :Onion market across the country remains highly volatile and price of the key cooking ingredient keeps surging by hours, as cartelization and manipulation are believed to be

New onion hits market

UNB, Faridpur :Amid its serious short supply across the country, the farmers here have started selling the newly-harvested local variety of onion, 'Murikata', at Tk 112 per kg.Visiting Chitar Bazar,

7 die, 25 hurt in Ctg gas line blast

7 die, 25 hurt in Ctg gas line blast

Staff Reporter :At least seven persons, including two of a family, were killed and 25 injured in a "gas pipeline explosion" at a five-storey building in Patharghata of Chattogram Port

Writ seeks probe into price hike

Staff Reporter :A writ petition was filed on Sunday with the High Court Division of the Supreme Court seeking direction upon the concerned bodies of the government to take immediate

Newspaper industry facing crisis

Special Correspondent  :Once mighty newspaper industry is now in big trouble owing to declining income, circulation, and challenges arise from digital media platforms. Besides, high tax on newsprint import has

Samrat on 6-day remand again

The Anti-Corruption Commission or ACC has been given six days to grill expelled Jubo League Ismail Chowdhury Samrat  for possession of illegal wealth.Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge KM Imrul Kayes

Car bomb in northern Syria leaves 19 dead

Car bomb in northern Syria leaves 19 dead

Dawn.com, Beirut :A car bomb killed 19 people, 13 of them civilians, in the Turkish-controlled town of Al-Bab in northern Syria on Saturday, a war monitor said.The bomb, which struck

Fine for violation of Road Safety Act will be implemented in phases: O, Quader

Staff Reporter: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday expressed hope that implementation of the Road Safety Act 2018, will restore discipline on

Seven people killed in Ctg gas pipe blast

Seven people killed in Ctg gas pipe blast

Staff Reporter : At least seven people were killed and 15 more injured in a gas pipeline blast at a building in Patharghata of Chattogram city around 8:30am today.The blast