BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday claimed that the country is passing through a transition period and reiterated his call to unitedly work to face the situation.“We have lost our freedom of express and rights to franchise. Thus, we call upon the people to work together to realize their fundamental rights,” he said while speaking at a view exchange meeting with leaders of Jatiyatabadi Muktijoddah Dal, an associate organisaiton of he BNP, at party headquarters.
On the occasion, BNP spokesperson Dr Asaduzzaman Ripon said criticized the Prime Minister for her remarks that Khaleda Zia is hatching conspiracy staying abroad.
“The allegation baseless and said the nation does not expect such statements from responsible persons of the state,” he added.
Meanwhile, Dr Ripon at a press briefing yesterday termed the Prime Minister’s comments involving BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia with the murders of two foreigners as objectionable.
He rejected the allegations of the premier saying that such statements might obstruct the proper investigation into the killings of two foreigners.
“The investigation process cannot go forward if such comments are made from top level of the government. Indeed the government is trying to shift the fact by making such statements, he observed.
The BNP leader said real perpetrators would get helter following the statements of the premier.
“The fabricated and baseless allegations were brought to tarnish the image of BNP. The statements are objectionable, unwarranted and beyond political norms and etiquette,” he said.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday alleged that Khaleda Zia changed her strategy to create instability in the country and accused her of hatching conspiracy to tarnish the image of the country by killing foreign citizens by staying abroad.
He demanded carrying out proper investigations into the two foreigners killings.
Chowdhury Kamal Ibne Yususf, Altaf Hossain Chowdhury, Selima Rahman and Khairul Kabor Khokan, among others, were present on the occasion.