“The Awami League's prime target is to create rivalry among Islamic parties so that BNP considers us a burden.”
MOTIUR RAHMAN NIZAMI
Emir, Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh
accusing the AL of hatching a conspiracy to create conflict among Four-party Alliance members.
“I only knew that my father was a vendor in Dhaka but did not know the specific place where he lived.”
a road-accident victim
who met with an accident after he came to Dhaka to find his father.
"Many of the patients admitted to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital after road accidents or being drugged by abductors suffer from amnesia," a Daily Star report said.
“My health has deteriorated due to work pressure and I cannot continue any more.”
AF HASSAN ARIF
who gave in his resignation last week.
Though newspaper reports suggested he resigned over "growing discord" with the government, both the lawyer and the government denied any discontentment.
“The press has invented these rumours, which are totally false.”
Barrister MAUDUD AHMED
“The country is filled with problem as the government follows Western laws instead of enacting Islamic laws.”
FAZLUL HAQUE AMINI
leader of Islami Oikko Jote (IOJ).
The IOJ is a member of the ruling Four Party Alliance.
“This loss is irreparable to the nation”
expressing her deep shock at the death of Awami League leader Abdus Samad Azad, who died last week.
“Personally I lost my guardian.”
leader of the AL
on the death of Samad Azad.
“If necessary, these two will be sent to the police station after we beat them up.”
senior naeeb-e-emir of Hifazate Khatme Nabouat (HKN)
about two journalists of Shathkhira district.
The HKN has launched a campaign to declare minority Ahmadiyyas as non-Muslims.
“We are the original BJP.”
Dr MA MATIN
chairman of a small faction of Bangladesh Jatiya Party
on his expulsion from the party.
“If I die please make sure that my dead body is sent to my home.”
after being rescued from the debris of the building that collapsed in Savar last month. He used to work as a boiler-assistant. Doctors say the 20-year-old has suffered minor injury and will be able to go home soon.
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