DHAKA, Aug 16, 2018 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed
her firm optimism against the return of killers reign saying the people of
Bangladesh would not let the nation plunged into their grasp ever in future.
“Reign of killers will never return to Bangladesh . . . the people will
not allow them to grab the power again,” she told a National Mourning Day
discussion organized by Awami League at Bangabandhu International Conference
The premier, however, simultaneously sought people’s vigilance “as a
vested quarter is genealogically conspiring against the country to play foul
with the people’s fate”.
Sheikh Hasina was addressing as the Awami League president the discussion,
which the party organized to mark Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh
Mujibur Rahman’s 43rd martyrdom anniversary.
“Those who want to make their gain keeping the gun on children’s shoulder
actually want to push the country to darkness,” she said in an oblique
reference to vested groups’ infiltration to the young students’ campaign for
She said those who killed Bangabandhu and the four national leaders in
their desperate effort to erase all spirit of the Liberation War “don’t want
to change the people’s lot in this country” though the independence came
under his leadership to change the lots of every downtrodden people.
“A group of people joined the war of liberation. But they had no faith in
the spirit of the war,” the premier said.
Awami League’s Advisory Council member Tofail Ahmed, Presidium members
Advocate Sahara Khatun and Mohammad Nasim and General Secretary Obaidul Kader
and Awami League-led alliance partner Bangladesh Samyabadi Dal’s General
Secretary Dilip Barua, spoke on the occasion.
Awami League Joint Secretary Jahangir Kabir Nanak, central leaders Simin
Hossain Rimi, MP, SM Rezaul Karim and Anwar Hossain also took part in the