State Minister for Women and Children`s Affairs Dr Shirin Sharmin Choudhury Tuesday categorically said there would be no more change made to the National Women Development Policy, in the face of growing brawls in some religious quarters.
The recent Hartal by Islamist demagogues has claimed to be tantamount to a ‘crusade’ against the ‘infidels’! Past experiences suggest that similar ‘crusades’ by the Islamist zealots have always been waged against the progressive forces of the country
Calling upon the people to resist the vested quarters using religion for satisfying their parochial ends, Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni Friday said Awami League would not enact any law that runs counter to the holy Quran and Sunnah.
A hartal is, generally, called to press the government to fulfil some socio-political demands. The law of the country also says that non-violent hartal programmes are part of democratic exercises of the opposition parties.