"We did our best. We did not leave any stone unturned to ensure a credible election. Now it depends on the political parties to change the political culture."
MUHAMMED SOHUL HUSSEIN
about Bhola by-poll.
"We have called them to talk for resolving the situation but if it fails we'll resist them."
Chittagong city unit general secretary
of Bangladesh Chatra League
about his organisation's Chittagong University unit, which has called a general strike.
" The chairman at a press briefing said the chief justice disrespected the constitution and violated his own oath by not swearing in the two judges, and that is why necessary measures could be taken."
MAHMUDUL AMIN CHOUDHURY
former chief justice
about a comment made by the chairman of a parliamentary standing committee on the issue of the chief justice not swearing in two newly appointed judges.
"It means he threatened the chief justice that if he administers the oath, he is safe and if he does not, they will send it to the Supreme Judicial Council or take other actions," he has also said.
"Is this the result of all our hard work?"
Brig Gen (retd) M SAKHAWAT HOSSAIN
about the untoward incidents during the run-up to the elections in Bhola.
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