"Osmani Udyan has been a public property for the last 200 years. How did Monwara win the legal battle?"
SERAJUL ISLAM CHOWDHURY
professor and educationist.
According to Dhaka City Corporation, the government allocated some 23.14 acres of land for Osmani Udyan and handed it over to the corporation. But one Monwara Begum filed a case with a sub-judge court demanding ownership over 2.8172 acres of land. The woman won the case in the High Court.
“It's a corruption and as such the ACC has to be informed,” Chowdhury has opined.
" The war criminals must be tried early, urgently and fairly."
about forming a tribunal to try war criminals.
"The war criminals could be brought to justice if the current government takes initiative."
MAHMUDUR RAHMAN MANNA
"The government will have our support for the trial of war criminals."
NAZRUL ISLAM KHAN
Joint Secretary General
Bangladesh Nationalist Party.
"The natural process of regeneration has started already and I have seen a good number of wildlife in the forest."
an expert on the Sundarbans
about the forest.
"Throughout his life, Shawkat Osman was true to his identity as a Bengali. He explored his inherited power of Bangaliaana. He was the 'complete man' as per the renaissance concept."
SYED MANZOORUL ISLAM
remembering novelist Shawkat Osman.
"Considering that the Monkey God is one of the revered idols of Hindu mythology and worshipped by millions, it's surprising it was considered a racist term."
the president of the Sydney-based United Indian Association
Australia's players had claimed that Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh called Australia's Andrew Symonds a "monkey" during an on-field incident.
"For standing up outside the car, I think it was she to blame alone. Nobody else."
about murdered opposition leader Benazir Bhutto.
A gunman fired at Bhutto immediately after she stood up through the sunroof of her car.
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
(R) thedailystar.net 2008