"I usually manage on one meal a day. And I manage by drinking water whenever I feel hungry."
who scored GPA-5 in the Secondary School Exams from Benapole Secondary School.
His father Ali Ahmed is a day labourer. He lives in Gatipara in Benapole; his dream to become a teacher in a university one day is hindered by poverty. "It is not possible for Shohag's family to send him to college, though he has everyone's blessings to continue his studies. He has already applied to the government for financial assistance," Momin Uddin, headmaster Benapole Secondary School, has said.“ Affluent people should try and think what they can do to help a brilliant boy like Shohag,” he continues.
"I know of no obstacles to polling today [yesterday]. We won't have any difficulty conducting the general election under the state of emergency if the government can ensure an atmosphere like today's."
ATM SHAMSUL HUDA
chief election commissioner
on the day nine municipalities have gone for elections.
“The idea of Tac can be considered as a pay-off. ”
HASAN MASHHUD CHOWDHURY
about Truth and Accountability Commission (Tac).
"If a law is passed, issues will be dealt in accordance with that law. The Truth and Accountability Commission has been formed following huge debate and discussion. So if any individual tries to raise a question regarding its formation, it would come to no help," he has also said.
"This is a great opportunity for us, for the people of Bangladesh. Let people come here and be purified by confessing to their corruption, if they feel repentant, and let us embark on a new journey to working for the people and for the welfare of the country. "
HABIBUR RAHMAN KHAN
Truth and Accountability Commission.
"Due to bad governances of the parties and persons who came to state power during the last 37 years, democracy repeatedly stumbled and rule of law could not be established."
"The government is claiming that the elections were held in free and fair manner. But it is seen that casting of votes was low due to lack of public enthusiasm."
(R) thedailystar.net 2008