LDA asks govt to form all party unity to tackle COVID-19

Staff Correspondent | Published: 16:08, Apr 01,2020


Leaders of the Left Democratic Alliance have asked the government to form an all party unity to tackle coronavirus situation in the country.

Leaders of the alliance in a statement on Tuesday evening also called on the prime minister to take immediate initiatives to hold a meeting of all democratic parties to save the country’s people from the world pandemic.

The alliance issued the statement after a meeting of leaders of all its components through video-conference and expressed dissatisfactions over the failures of the government in taking adequate steps to tackle the situation.

They called on the government for setting up coronavirus detection centres in every district as the disease had spread throughout the country.

They expressed concern over the poor testing facilities.

Coordinator of the alliance Bazlur Rashid Firoj, Communist Party of Bangladesh general secretary Mohammad Shah Alam, Ganosamhati Andolan chief coordinator Zonayed Saki, SPB(Marxist) central leader Manas Nandi, Revolutionary Workers Party central leader Akbar Khan, Democratic Revolutionary Party central leader Shahidul Islam Sabuj, United Communist League general secretary Mosharraf Hossain Nannu and  Samajtantrik Andolan convener Hamidul Haque signed the statement.

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