Government determined to hold city polls peacefully: Tajul

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chattogram | Published: 00:11, Jan 19,2020


Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives minister Md Tajul Islam on Saturday said the government was firmly committed to hold the forthcoming Dhaka city corporations polls in a peaceful manner.

‘Under the dynamic leadership of prime minister Sheikh Hasina, the government is determined to hold all kind of elections, including Dhaka city corporation polls, in a free, fair and peaceful manner,’ he said.

He said this while addressing a programme as the chief guest on Wadudia High School premises at Raujan in Chattogram on the occasion of inaugurating the Noajishpur Union Parishad Complex building.

He said the prime minister had struggled throughout her life to ensure the voting rights of the people in the country casting away all odds.

‘Bangladesh has been able to stand with its head high in the globe due to her immense sacrifice. The country has witnessed unprecedented development under her far-sighted leadership,’ he added.

With Raujan upazila chairman Ehsanul Haider Babul in the chair, the programme was attended, among others, by chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Railway ABM Fazle Karim Chowdhury, and chief engineer of Local Government Engineering Department Sushankar Chandra Acharya as the special guests.

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