Socialist Party of Bangladesh (faction) on Thursday began its four-day special central convention at Mahanagar Natyamancha premises with a vow to restore democratic rule in the country and creating a non-communal, repression-free Bangladesh.
Claiming that it was a big mistake for Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to introducing Baksal in the country, BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is making the same mistake.
A Kishoreganj court on Wednesday sent Kishoreganj district president of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, Fazlur Rahman, to jail on charge of sedition for criticising the president, the prime minister and a minister at a public meeting in Kishoreganj on March 19.
After boycotting the January 5 elections, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia said her party would launch a political movement after reorganising itself, but, 10 months later, the proclaimed reshuffle had not taken place.
“As I came to Rajshahi University from Naogaon in 2010 to sit for the admission test a boro bhai [senior student belonging to Islami Chhatra Shibir politics] approached me, enquired about my problems and managed a room for my 20-day stay in a dormitory.