"I feel very good."
MODABBIR HOSSAIN CHOWDHURY
who has been appointed as a new election commissioner on November 27.
On June 18, daily Prothom Alo in a pre-election report quoted Modabbir as saying, "I have talked to the central leaders of the BNP. On the basis of their assurance I am working in my area. I have done so before. I am always by the side of the people in my area. I will soon join the BNP."
"The President has assured us that the two newly appointed election commissioners will not be controversial."
CM SHAFI SAMI
adviser to the caretaker government
expressing surprise at the appointment of two new election commissioners.
"The way they were hiding their faces gives the impression that they were coming out from a red-light area. I denounce them. I hate them. Those who behaved like that did not have guts. They do not have any idea of the code of conduct of civil servants,"
ASM ZAHIRUL ISLAM
about a secret meeting of some bureaucrats in Uttara.
"You have been a teacher, now, it seems, you have become a student again. Please take a lesson from your (new) teacher first before you sit with us."
president of Awami League
to President cum Chief Adviser of the Caretaker government Iajuddin Ahmed.
It is alleged that Ahmed consults Khaleda before making any decision on day to day affairs of the state.
"By issuing the stay orders today [yesterday], the chief justice has placed hurdles on the path to justice."
lawyer and leader of Gono Forum.
Last Friday the chief justice had stayed the proceedings of writ petitions challenging the legality of the president's taking over as chief adviser.
"We are not breaking the oath that we took one month ago. I have no comments on the political leaders' speeches."
M AKBAR ALI KHAN
Finance and Planning Adviser
About Khaleda Zia's remarks on the advisers' activities, especially talking to the press.
QUOTATIONS ARE TAKEN FROM DIFFERENT LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL NEWSPAPERS.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
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