BNP looking at US polls for succor: Obaidul

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 17:38, Oct 08,2016


The minister for road transport and bridges, Obaidul Quader, on Saturday said that Bangladesh Nationalist Party is now looking to the United States election for succor, after becoming frustrated with India.

‘BNP has failed to play effective role as opposition. Now they are frustrated. They are frustrated with India. Now they are looking to the US election. BNP has no confidence in the people. But the main strength of Sheikh Hasina is the people of the country,’ Quader said.

Obaidul Quader, also a presidium member of the ruling Awami League, said this while addressing a meeting of the sub-committee on stage and decoration formed for the council of the party to be held on October 22-23 at a community center in the city’s Dhanmondi area.

About the council, the ruling party leader said now Awami League has no overt enemies. But the party has covert enemies and urged the leaders and activists to remain alert so that the covert enemies don’t create chaotic situation during the council.

Awami League joint general secretary Mahbul Alam Hanif, and organizing secretary Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, among others, spoke on the occasion held with convener of the sub-committee Jahangir Kabir Nanak in the chair.

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