Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal will talk about the details of the discussion on Tuesday
A group of top Islamic scholars of the country has met Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal at his residence in Dhaka Monday night to discuss the issue of installation of the sculpture of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Both the sides expressed satisfaction after the two-hour discussion that started around 9pm, reports Bangla Tribune.
Home Ministry's Public Security Division Additional Secretary Md Harun-Or-Rashid Biswas said that the Islamic scholars spoke about their issues while the minister would talk about the details on Tuesday.
Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh leaders protested against the installation of a sculpture of Bangabandhu in Dhaka's Dholairpar area.
Mamunul Haque, joint secretary general of the radical Islamist group, threatened to throw Bangabandhu's sculpture into the Buriganga River while its chief Junaid Babunagari also threatened to tear down all statues in the country.
On December 5, miscreants smashed an under construction sculpture of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at a key intersection in Kushtia town.
Awami League and other political parties along with socio-cultural organizations continued their protests against the anti-sculpture groups.