“Often they compare their children with others. They always put pressure on their children to get the highest number in the class.”
about today's mothers putting extra pressure on their children for studies.
“Only the parliament has the jurisdiction to make any amendment to the constitution.”
KHANDAKER DELWAR HOSSAIN
BNP Secretary General
about the Supreme Court's verdict on the 5th amendment.
“Everybody is independent to wear or not to wear any religious dresses, but they cannot be forced to do so.”
NAZRUL ISLAM TALUKDER
Deputy Attorney General
about High Court's (HC) rule that no man or woman can be forced to wear or put off any religious dress, including burqa (veil) and cap, against his or her wish in the territory of Bangladesh.
“The government must not allow a few persons to take the edge off its achievements by their unlawful acts. Stern actions must be taken against them.”
AK AZAD CHOWDHURY
at a Awami League advisory council meeting urging the premier to take actions against those who have tarnished the government's image by unruly activities in various places including Pabna.
“Yes, Princess Diana was there. Prince Charles and (Camilla) the Duchess of Cornwall. Now they have gone off and they appreciated all the efforts made here.”
Delhi organising committee chairman
on thanking Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall for attending the opening ceremony of Delhi Commonwealth Games.
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