The partners of the Awami League-led alliance on Wednesday extended their supports to the ongoing anti-drug drive saying it should be conducted carefully.
The drive should be led carefully so that no innocent people fell victim to the troubles.
They proposed to create mass awareness and mass resistance against the misuse of drugs responsible for ruining lives of hundreds of thousands of youths.
Leaders of the partners of the Awami League-led alliance, expressed their views at a meeting of the alliance at the office of AL president Sheikh Hasina at Dhanmondi in Dhaka.
At least 142 suspects drug dealers were killed in ‘gunfights’ with the law enforcers in 23 days of the drive.
Coming from the meeting former general secretary of the Workers Party of Bangladesh Anisur Rahman Mallick told New Age that he proposed that the drive should be handled more carefully so that no innocent people was affected by the drive.
‘Moreover, I have proposed that the government should take steps to create mass awareness and build mass resistance against misuse of the drugs,’ Anisur added.
After the meeting the spokesman of the alliance and presidium member of the AL, Mohammad Nasim, told reporters that the partners of the alliance would attend the reception programme of prime minister Sheikh Hasina, for her achieving Doctor of Letters degree from Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol, on July 7 at Suhrawardy Udyan.
Chaired by Mohammad Nasim, the meeting was attended, among others, by AL central leaders Jahangir Kabir Nanak, Ahmad Hossain, Bangladesh JSD general secretary Nazmul Haque Prodhan, Communist Kendra joint convener Asit Baran Roy and Gana Azadi League convener SK Shikder.
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