• Saturday, Feb 04, 2023
  • Last Update : 09:24 am

Fakhrul claims govt instigated communal forces

  • Published at 04:49 pm March 30th, 2021
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Dhaka Tribune

The BNP leader also condemned alleged police attacks on BNP leaders and workers

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday accused the government of creating an unbecoming situation in the country by instigating communal forces.

“The government is carrying out a false campaign that we have supported Hefazat and fundamentalists, and we are instigating them from behind the scene to create a communal problem in the country,” he said.

“I would like to clearly say it is not BNP, but the government who has instigated them (Hefazat and fundamentalists), and created such a situation in the country,” he added.

Fakhrul made the remarks while speaking at a press conference at the BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office.

The BNP leader said Hefazat activists wanted to bring out a normal procession from Baitul Mukarram Mosque on Friday, but police attacked them at the north gate and “ruling party cadres” at the south gate of the mosque, leaving many people injured.

He said Hefazat activists were killed at Hathazari in Chittagong the same way police attacked a peaceful procession of the organization and opened fire on its activists.

Fakhrul said the government has opened a stigmatized chapter on Independence Day by shedding the blood of people in Dhaka, Chittagong and Brahmanbaria by unleashing law enforcement officials and Awami League cadres when the nation was celebrating the golden jubilee of independence.

He claimed their party tried to register its protest of the bloodletting and killing by holding protest rallies in the metropolitan cities on Monday in district towns on Tuesday, but police and ruling party men attacked BNP leaders and activists at different parts of the country.

Fakhrul condemned alleged police attacks on BNP leaders and workers during the party’s two-day peaceful program.

He said their party tried to peacefully hold their programs in protest of the killing of at least 15 people in the country over the last few days. “But our program has no relation with Hefazat.”

The BNP leader alleged that ruling party leaders and some media are trying to give their party’s program “a different colour” by involving it with Hefazat.

Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail