BNP needs Jamaat to survive politics: ALNew Age Online
Awami League press secretary Hasan Mahmud said on Saturday that the Bangladesh Nationalist Party cannot survive alone as its relation with the anti-liberation force Jamaat-e-Islami is like interdependence between fish and water.
‘The Jamaat-Shibir is the integral part of the BNP. Without Jamaat, BNP cannot keep its activities running. That’s the reason the BNP’s acting secretary general Mirza Fakrul Islam Alamgir has announced for prolonging their association with Jamaat,’ he said.
Hasan came up with the remarks in a press conference at AL chief’s Dhanmondi office.
BNP’s acting secretary general Fakrul in a meeting with the leaders and activists of the party’s Nilphamari unit on Friday said the BNP would continue to maintain its electoral alliance with Jamaat.
The AL press secretary said with the announcement of Fakrul it has been once again cleared that how strong is the bond between the BNP and Jamaat.
Giving a funny example, Hasan said the BNP had missed the intercity train by not joining the national polls and that the party now was trying to catch the local train by showing interest to join the upcoming upazilla polls.
‘BNP deserves appreciation this time for taking a decision to join the upazila elections….at last they have realised that they have no option left other than joining the elections for political survival,’ he said.
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