"I know people are watching very closely as to who would be our target in near future. I can assure you, we'll not make any change in our stance regarding who should be investigated or who should be prosecuted. Only corruption will be the criteria."
HASAN MASHHUD CHOWDHURY
He has also said, "Once the political will is in place, other things will automatically follow.”
"I have already directed all ministries and the authorities concerned to find out the militants' patrons, financers and sources of illegal arms and ammunitions to root out militancy."
declaring a war on terror.
“Tough actions must be taken against militants as they act against humanity and religion," she has added.
" Those who had billions and have lost half of it, still have the other half. Their lifestyles will not change. But the real impact will be on the people at the bottom. "
Dr MUHAMMAD YUNUS
"I could have thanked the president if he had spoken about the dark episodes of the BNP-led government's regime."
Awami League lawmaker.
"How many markets does the city mayor need for money? What kind of people's representative the city mayor is if he fails to realise people's expectations, feelings and their demands."
BINOD BIHARI CHOWDHURY
protesting a Chittagong City Corporation plan to demolish two reputed girls schools to construct a 16-story building there to house the schools along other commercial establishments.
During the Raj, Chowdhury, along with Surya Sen, launched an armed uprising against the British Empire.
" The government and opposition party should continue dialogue, which is very important for making the parliament really effective…behind the scene, not in public. If such decisions are made public before implementation, the initiatives do not work…I hope the incumbent government will continue its generosity, which they have already shown, for the greater interest of the nation."
AKBAR ALI KHAN
former adviser to a caretaker government.
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