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Release Naorik Oikya leader Manna unconditionally, speakers urge


Speakers at a discussion meeting and iftar party in the Mirpur area of the city demanded immediate release of Nagorik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna from jail in the interest of democracy and human rights.Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) president ASM Abdur Rab was the chief guest at the meeting presided over by Shahidullah Kaiser, concener, Dhaka north of Nagorik Oikya. The function was addressed by former MP SM Akram who is also adviser to Nagorik Oikya, Saiful Haque, general secretary, Biplabi Workers’ Party, Mostafa Kamal Majumder, editor, GreenWach Dhaka, Abubakar Siddique, convener, Dhaka south of Nagorik Oikya among others.
The speakers expressed their concern that Mahmudur Rahman Manna was held in jail for more than a year on the basis of unsubstantiated charges. No care was being taking of the spokesman of ciizens’ rights despite his failing health, they said.
They urged the government to return to the path of participtory democracy giving advocates of development before before democracy because the latter proved wrong many times before. – News Desk


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