Amid a strong rumour that BNP may axe its key partner Jamaat from the 18-party alliance, the main opposition party on Friday cleared its stance saying that there has been no split in the alliance and it will rather get stronger in the future.
Opposition BNP on Monday voiced deep concern that a particular quarter is trying to politicise the youth's Shahbagh demonstration seeking trial of those committed crimes against humanity during the country’s Liberation War.
Four days after the eruption of protests at Sahabagh demanding the execution of war criminals, the main opposition BNP on Saturday showed respect to the pro-liberation forces and urged them to raise their voice against the government’s misrule, too.
BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday said there is no option for the government but to bow down to people’s demand for restoration of the non-party caretaker government system.
The BNP-led 18-party alliance on Monday announced month-long ‘soft’ programmes as part of its ongoing movement meant for mounting pressure on the government to restore the caretaker government to oversee the next general election.
The main opposition BNP on Tuesday called upon people to wage an irresistible movement in every locality and alley to force the government to arrange the next general election under a non-party caretaker administration
Opposition chief whip Zainul Abedin Farroque on Monday rejected President Zillur Rahman’s call to the opposition to join parliament, saying the president has tried to confuse people with his speech in the House.
Zainul Abdin Farroque said the party would join the New Year session of the Jatiya Sangsad if a bill reinstating the caretaker government system is placed in the Parliament after the president’s speech.
Accusing the grand alliance regime of abolishing the caretaker government system in its bid it to return to power, BNP leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Saturday demanded that the caretaker system be restored to ensure fair polls.