Countrywide blockade called by Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its allies has stepped in 19th day with the call for 36 hours general strike. Arson attack and vandalism by the supporters of blockade still remain a massive threat for the general people as well as the law enforcers.
Asserting that those involved in militant acts will never be forgiven, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged all to say 'no' to militancy and terrorism as the country's people do not want fighting, killing, arson and militancy.
The nation recalls today the horrors of one of the worst genocide in modern history committed by the Pakistan occupation army against unarmed people of the then East Pakistan on the night of March 25, 1971, while many mass graves are gradually shrinking into oblivion due to lack of preservation.
The government is set to begin ‘block raids’ in the capital anytime to hunt down people who were carrying out or financing violence, including firebomb attacks on transports, to enforce blockade and hartals.
Observing that there is no instance of resolving any political crisis without discussions, President of Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) Prof Dr AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury on Wednesday said the second option is the war to overcome the crisis.