:: People’s Time Online ::
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader Tuesday said BNP must have to take part in the next national election if the party does not want to face existence crisis.
“BNP has no scope to not to take part in the next election. If they (BNP) avoid the election, they will face an existence crisis,” he told reporters after visiting Jessore-Khulna Highway.
Quader said his party repeatedly called upon BNP to take part in the previous parliament election that held on January 5, 2014.
“We did not want any election without competition. But, BNP had created an adverse situation by not taking part in the January 5 election,” he said, adding that election will not remain stopped for anyone.
AL central working committee member SM Kamal Hossain, Jessore-2 constituency lawmaker Manirul Islam, Jessore district Awami League president Shahidul Islam Milon and general secretary Sadar upazila chairman Shahin Chakladar among others, were present on the occasion.
Later, Quader inaugurated a member collection campaign of Satkhira district at a public rally at Shaheed Abdur Razzak Park in the district town.
Quader said Awami League developed itself through waging different democratic movements for the betterment of the common people of the country. “The history of Bangladesh is the history of Awami League’s movements,” he said.
He urged the party leaders and activists to devote themselves for the welfare of people as they again cast their votes in favour of Awami League in the next general election.
District AL president freedom fighter Mansur Ahmed chaired the function.
Former Health and Family Welfare Minister AFM Ruhal Haque, AL Joint General Secretary Abdur Rahman, Organising Secretary Abu Sayeed Al Mahmud Swapan, lawmaker freedom fighter Mostaq Ahmed Robi and district AL general secretary Md Nazrul Islam addressed the function.