“Hefajat should withdraw its programme to lessen the public sufferings”, he said addressing a discussion organised by Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote Dhaka Divisional unit at Shilpakala Academy in the city.
The minister also urged the Islamist group to take an initiative to hold dialogue with the government shunning the path of violence.
Hasan, also the publicity and publication affairs secretary of the ruling Awami League, called on the opposition to sit for dialogue on the framework of interim government.
“Dialogue might be take place with the opposition on the framework of the interim government, but it must be unconditional”, he said.
Awami League leader Awlad Hossain and Krishak League leader MA Karim, among others, addressed at the programme with Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote Dhaka Divisional unit advisor Sheikh Jahangir Alam in the chair.