Violators of party disciplines to face music : Qauder

AL begins train tour as part of electioneering

Our Correspondent . Tangail | Published: 11:56, Sep 08,2018 | Updated: 14:25, Sep 08,2018

Gharinda railway station

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader speaks at a rally at Gharinda railway station in Tangail on Saturday. — New Age photo

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday warned the violators of party discipline of stern action including expulsion from the party.

He called on the grassroots leaders not to create any indiscipline and chaos within the party. ‘Anyone who would betray with the party would face music,’ he said.

He said the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and Jamaat axis are conspiring for violence and arson attacks in style of 2014. ‘All their evil attempts will be thwarted along with the people,’ he said at a rally at Gharinda railway station. 

An Awami League delegation, led by party Quader embarked on an organiational tour of northern districts on train on Saturday. They left Kamalapur railway station in Dhaka for Nilphamari by Nilsgar Express.

They will hold more than 11 rallies at railway stations in Tangail, Pabna, Natore, Bogra, Jaipurhat, Dinajpur and Nilphamari.

United News of Bangladesh adds: talking to reporters at the Kamalapur railway Station before his departure, Quader said the aim of the train journey is to reach the message of development works carried out by the AL government to grassroots level and strengthen the party.

The organisational activities of the party will play an important role in making grassroots people aware about the ‘rumor politics’ of BNP and Jamaat, he said.

The delegation members include AL joint secretary Jahangir Kabir Nanak, publicity and publication secretary DrHasan Mahmud, organising secretaries Ahmad Hossain, Abu Sayed AL Mahmud Swapan, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, cultural secretary Ashim Kumar Ukil and BiplobBarua.

Quader, also the Road, Transport and Bridges minister said, ‘This journey is our election journey. The tour will continue. We’ll launch campaign on September 13. Then, it’s scheduled to start our campaign to Chattogram, Mymensingh and Kishoreganj by road.’

He said, ‘The upcoming election will be a competitive one and we’ve to take preparations considering this. If there’s any internal dispute, we’ve to solve. This campaign is to revitalise the grassroots leaders.’

Railways minister MujibulHaque was present at the station to see the team off.

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