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Govt acted against all misdeeds

Says Inu

Violent activities by Bangladesh Chhatra League and the graft allegation in the Padma bridge project have put the government in an embarrassing situation, Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu said yesterday.

“Activities of some unruly criminals of Chhatra League in different educational institutions have undoubtedly undermined democracy and we are embarrassed about the corruption allegations in the Padma bridge project,” he told a press conference at his ministry.

Inu claimed the government has taken action against all the misdeeds.

He pointed out different successes of the government in the last four years and compared those with the works of the past BNP-Jamaat government.

On Monday's violent acts by Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir, he said it is difficult to thwart a sudden attack, but investigation is still continuing to determine if there was any negligence by the intelligence agencies, police administration or the on-duty law enforces.

The Jamaat-Shibir's attacks, he mentioned, are not only to save the war criminals, but also to destroy democracy.

Regarding his ministry's recent circular to the government organisations to buy five newspapers -- Daily Janakantha, Daily Sangbad, Daily Ittefaq, Daily Sun and The Independent -- the minister said, “It was not an order, but rather a request.”

Asked on what basis the newspapers were picked, the minister without citing any reasons said as there is no effectiveness of the request, the matter should end here.

About the opposition, the information minister said although the main opposition BNP boycotts the parliament mostly, its lawmaker however played effective role in the parliamentary standing committees in formulating laws, the prime task of the lawmakers.

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The current AL fascist, corrupt, and uncultured government only understands the language of force. The AL does not speak in civilised way with the oppositions. Bangladeshi will get their freedom by letting the AL government know that they are willing to fight for what they deserve.

: Khalequz Zaman

Thanks Honorable information minister. He admitted failing in some fields of the govt. and expressing positive steps taken by govt. We are hopeful about positive development.

: Md Shahjahan


  • selim reza sirajganj govt college
    Wednesday, January 30, 2013 02:02 AM GMT+06:00 (158 weeks ago)

    Who will bell the cat (BCL)?

  • Khondkar Abdus Saleque
    Wednesday, January 30, 2013 04:42 AM GMT+06:00 (158 weeks ago)

    What action has been taken against Mr Abul Hossain? What actions are underway against killers of Sagar-Runi, Bishwajit? What actions have been taken against indiscipline BCL cadre involved in tender crimes/what actions have been taken against Share Market Scam masters? Hasanul Haque Inu must clarify these?





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