People witnessed a farce on Dec 30: Dr Kamal

The Daily Star  January 10, 2019

People witnessed a farce on Dec 30: Dr Kamal

Star Online Report

Jatiya Oikyafront Convener Dr Kamal Hossain today said the people witnessed a farce in the name of national election in the country on December 30.

“The December 30 election will not ensure legality and stability of the government,” Kamal also Gonoforum president made the remarks while addressing a programme at the Dhaka Reporters’ Unity auditorium this afternoon.

Awami League President Sheikh Hasina formed the government for the third consecutive terms as the her party got more than 252 seats out of total 299 in the 11th national election.

“The December 30 national election was nothing but a good example of palatial trick,” Kamal also a veteran jurist said calling upon the government to act in accordance with the constitution for dialogue.

Claiming that the people, who conducted the December 30 national election, have exposed their “unhealthy mentality”, Kamal said people with sound mind cannot be involved in conducting such election and also accept it anyhow.

The programme was organised by the party on the occasion of the Homecoming Day of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Bangabandhu returned to independent Bangladesh via London and New Delhi on January 10 in 1972 after 290 days of captivity in a Pakistan jail.

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