General secretary of ruling Awami League Obaidul Quader on Friday said that the Awami League-led government once again proved that they were democratic as the BNP got police permission for holding rally at Suhrawardy Udyan on November 12.
After placing wreaths at Zero Point in the capital to mark Noor Hossain Day on behalf of the party, Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, said that police were ready to give permission but in the past none of their rallies was held in the city without some ‘incidents’.
‘We hope that they will hold the rally peacefully and the government will give them permission as BNP is a registered political party,’ Quader added.
‘We think that as BNP is a big political party, they should take part in the next general election and the election will not be credible without their participation,’ Quader observed.
Asked if the government would hold any dialogue with the opposition political parties including BNP before the polls, Quader said that there was no scope for holding dialogue and next general election would be held under the incumbent government.
Joint general secretaries of the party Mahbubul Alam Hanif and Jahangir Kabir Nanak, organising secretary Ahmad Hossain and others attended the programme.
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