POST TIME: 7 March, 2018 05:59:33 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 8 March, 2018 07:05:16 PM
Unite to uproot militancy, terrorism: PM
Independent Online Desk

Unite to uproot militancy, terrorism: PM

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged all to remain united so that war criminals, killers, looters and embezzlers of orphans' money can never come to power.

"My urge to you all, war criminals, killers, embezzlers of orphans' money and looters could never come to power and push the country towards of the path of destruction, I'm requesting you all to remain united," she said.

The Prime Minister was addressing a big public rally at historic Suhrawardy Udyan. Awami League organised the rally marking the historic March 7, commemorating the historic speech of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1971.

She said the people of the country believe in independence, spirit of the Liberation War, and development of the country and its people.

Sheikh Hasina said the culprits who were involved in crimes against the humanity, genocide, looting, arson, rape, and handed over the country's women to Pakistani occupational forces must not be in power.

The Prime Minister said those who were involved in embezzling orphans' money, siphoning off public money, killing people through arson attacks, in the murder of 27 law enforcement personnel should be kept out of power forever. "If they come to power, they'll force the country towards the path of destruction," she said.

She also urged the people of the country to remain united for advancing the country imbued with the spirit of the great Liberation War.

AL leaders Sajeda Chowdhury, Amir Hossain Amu, Tofail Ahmed, Matia Chowdhury, Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, Mohammad Nasim, Engineer Mosharraf Hossain, Sahara Khatun, Faruk Khan, Obaidul Kader, Jahangir Kabir Nanak, Mirza Azam, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, and Dhaka South City Mayor Sayeed Khokan also spoke on the occasion. AL publicity secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud conducted the progamme.

The gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan began from the morning. Thousands of Awami League leaders, activists and supporters thronged the venue with banners, placards, festoons and other displays.UNB.