BNP spreads rumours to foil JS polls: Maya

Published: April 20, 2018 19:55:46 | Updated: April 21, 2018 17:01:41


Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, Bir Bikram, has said BNP is out to spread rumours centring baseless issues to thwart the next Jatiya Sangsad (JS) election.

"We have to resist the conspirators against the election," he said while addressing a rally at Gajra union under Matlab Uttar upazila in the district, said a press release.

Gajra union parishad chairman Hanif Dorji chaired the rally while Chandpur Zila Parishad chairman Osman Gani Patwari, Jubo League leader Sajedul Hossain Dipu, Matlab Uttar upazila parishad chairman Manjur Ahmed Manju, its vice-chairman Ariful Haque Emon and upazilla Awami League general secretary MA Kuddus spoke on the occasion, among others.

Highlighting different development activities, the minister said Bangladesh has attained the eligibility of gradating to a developing nation from the group of Least Development Countries (LDCs) and expressed his optimism that at that pace of development, the country will soon become a developed nation.

Maya said Bangladesh has achieved a remarkable progress in every sector, including health, women empowerment, information communication technology and education.

About the election, he said, the next general election would be held as per the constitution.

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