Awami League general secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said BNP is the ‘visible patron’ of anti-liberation and extreme communal evil forces, reports BSS.

“BNP was involved with the mayhem carried out by Hefajat in Dhaka, Chattogram and Brahmanbaria,” he said while addressing an Iftar items distribution ceremony for distressed and jobless people.

From his official residence, Quader virtually joined the ceremony arranged by Dhaka City South unit of AL.

He said AL stays beside the people in their well and woe since its inception and thus it is the country’s only political party which achieved the people’s confidence and trust.

The AL general secretary said his party has set an example of humanity by staying beside the distressed and working class people during the coronavirus crisis side by side with the government.

At the directives of Bangabandhu’s daughter prime minister Sheikh Hasina, public representatives and AL leaders and workers stood by the people with coronavirus protective equipment, cash and food aid, he said.


He urged the affluent people of society to extend their hands of cooperation to the distressed and vulnerable people who became jobless due to lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

About BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir’s remarks that “the government is turning the country into a hell”, Quader said actually the people think that the extreme communal forces incited by BNP had turned different places of the country into hell on 26 March last.

Not the government, BNP carries out arson attacks visibly as well as secretly in the name of movement which is tantamount to barbaric acts, he said, adding that BNP is continuing its barbaric acts to take revenge on the people.

He said BNP had carried out violence on minority community as well as leaders and workers of AL after the 2001 general elections.

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