Mahi B Chowdhury seeks Bnp blessings, launches campaign

Mahi B Chowdhury seeks Bnp blessings, launches campaign

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Mahi B Chowdhury, a mayoral aspirant for Dhaka North City Corporation, yesterday sought blessing of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia to support him to contest the polls.
“An opportunity has been created following cancellation of Mintoo Bhai’s nomination paper. For that reason I want to get the blessing of nationalist forces and BNP chief Begum Khaleda Zia,” he said while addressing a press conference at Jatiya Press Club.Mahi, also a former lawmaker of BNP, said though I do not belong to the BNP-led alliance, I am associated with nationalist force from long time ago and uphold the nationalist force.
“Being a follower of nationalist force, I can expect the support of all nationalist forces,” he added.
Asked whether he went to Khaleda Zia for her support, Mahi said he is yet to meet her but he said since she is a voter of Dhaka North he has to visit her.
“I have been in touch with senior BNP leaders. Some of them are supporting me and Mahy said I do not belong to BNP-led 20-party alliance. But I do hope that I will get the support of Khaleda Zia,” he added.
Mahi, joint secretary of Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh, placed his election manifesto with a slogan of city for generation.
“We want to seen non-violent political activities and we want to see programme-based movement,” he said.
He said would make a seven-phase plan to bring about change in the city in which there would be a 100 days programme.
“I will disclose report after every phase of my plan,” he said adding that the city dwellers of DNCC want to see safety of life, a lively Dhaka and an enlightened city.
Mahi claimed that he owns more wealth than many businessmen but does not believe in corruption.
“I am not involved in corruption and I will never compromise with it,” he said. – Staff Reporter

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