"It is quite astonishing that starting from a typist of Rajuk to the highest official of the agency, almost everybody owns real estate in the capital."
A Joint Task Force Official
who wanted to remain anonymous
to the Daily Star.
Rajuk stands for Rajdhani Unnayan Kartipakkha.
"As far as we have investigated, every department under Rajuk has been found to be infested with systemic corruption. A list of about 50 corrupt Rajuk officials has already been prepared based on a survey…the list is expected to grow longer gradually," he added.
" The Country's politics has gone into the grips of the rich and musclemen. These musclemen cannot accept the people as the source of all power."
jurist and president of Gono Forum.
"Khelafat-e-Majlish came to us promising a secular policy."
president of Awami League (AL).
In the sun-up to the scrapped general elections of January 22, the AL signed a memorandum with Khelafat-e-Majlish in which the AL promised to make fatwa legal. The AL cancelled the memo after a state of emergency was declared on January 11.
"This is very emotional for me to find the place where my father has been lying for the last 36 years."
son of martyr Khandkar Abu Taleb
The occupying Pakistani army and their local accomplices mutilated Taleb's dead body to throw it into an underground tank of a pump house in Mirpur in 1971.
A memorial site has been built in Mirpur to commemorate the valence and sacrifice of the martyrs who died in the place which is commonly known as Jalladkhana (The Butchers' Den).
"From whatever I could know, former prime minister Khaleda Zia had the consent to the JMB activities. Her son Tarique Rahman had been supporting the vigilante activities of the militants and and state minister for home Lutfozzaman Babar never helped me to fight the JMB."
inspector general of police.
"Dan Brown is a sort of rich monkey with a typewriter."
British journalist and writer.
Knight is famous for her contribution to the British Media.
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
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