" My certificate signed by the vice chancellor spells the name of the university as unibersity."
a former student of Chittagong University.
"Becoming the prime minister is not my aim, my politics aims at ensuring economic emancipation of the common people."
president of Gono Forum.
"There should be a cap on donation. If an individual politician or party receives millions of dollars, people will perceive that the donor will get preferential treatment."
chairperson of the board of directors of the Berlin-based Transparency International.
"We want to promote women...Why won't there be a woman in the three-member commission?"
ATM SHAMSUL HUDA
chief election commissioner.
"If the police are not made independent, problems in criminal justice system will not be effectively solved."
MAHMUDUL AMIN CHOWDHURY
former chief justice.
"If we did anything beyond the law, there is provision in the constitution to challenge our job."
HASAN MASHHUD CHOWDHURY
Anti-Corruption Commission chairman.
"I fully understand those who say you can't win this thing militarily. That's exactly what the United States military says, that you can't win this military."
GEORGE W BUSH
president of the United States.
"It will require more reforms to three other pillars of the criminal justice systempolice, courts and legal profession to establish a just and better society."
"According to Section 20 of the Special Powers Act and Article 38 of the constitution, there is no scope for politics based on religion. So such political parties should be barred from being registered with the commission for contesting in polls."
ANISUL ISLAM MAHMUD
acting chairperson of Jatya Party.
"The DNA sequence is a virtually identical match to DNA from the coyote."
about an animal found in Texas. Scientists now believe that it is not the chupacabra or goatsucker - of American myth, but a coyote or prairie wolf with a hair loss problem.
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
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