Ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said that the party would serve a legal notice on Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia for her comment that Padma bridge was being built in a faulty way.
‘BNP must wait to get the legal notice,’ Obaidul Quader, also the road transport and bridges minster, said at a programme of distribution of blankets among the poor at Bangabandhu Avenue in Dhaka.
Dhaka South city AL organised the prorgamme, chaired by its president Abul Hasnat and conducted by its general secretary Shahe Alam.
Quader, called on BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir to prove his comment that there was a fault in the design of the Padma bridge or to face legal action.
Khaleda, on December 23, sent a legal notice to prime minster Sheikh Hasina, also the AL president, for her comment in parliament that Zia family possessed illegal wealth in Saudi Arabia.
Prime minster mentioned in parliament the name of a family who siphoned money abroad based on the reports run by national and international media, Obaidul Quader said.
He criticised BNP leaders for not standing by cold-affected people of the country.
‘We, on behalf of the Awami League distributed more than 32 lakh blankets in this winter and prime minister Sheikh Hasina already distributed one crore blankets among the poor,’ he said.
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