“I did not flee.”
Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) MP
in an interview on BBC radio.
In the same interview he said that he had to "flee" when local people threw stones at him. Ahmed went to Shanir Akhra to calm an angry mob of thousands of people who were demanding adequate supply of water. The MP was injured in the head.
“I am pleased to learn that Bangladesh along with all the other countries of the world is observing World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day with due respect and appropriate programmes on May 8..”
on World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day.
“If the MP sahib had not ran he would have been dead by now, and we had to propose a condolence motion in the parliament today.”
ABDUL MANNAN BHUYAN
BNP secretary general
about the incident in Shanir Akhra.
“Don't laugh, one of your MPs had to run for cover to escape public wrath. Time is not far of when all the ministers, and even the prime minister, will have the same fate.”
Awami League (AL) MP.
“The 2,300 taka device has not given me the benefit of even one taka.”
who said she had been using a pair of "Yoko height increasers" for the last five months, but her height had not increased even by half an inch.
“The Prime Minister has gone to Kuwait for buying oil so that she can directly take commission.”
the AL chief.
“I think we are welcomed. But it was not a peaceful welcome.”
GEORGE W. BUSH
on NBC Nightly News interview
defending Vice President Dick Cheney's pre-war assertion that the United States would be welcomed in Iraq as liberators.
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