Voters cheated in 30 Dec polls: Kamal

Voters cheated in 30 Dec polls: Kamal

Prothom Alo English Desk | Feb 12, 2019

Jatiya Oikya Front convenor Kamal Hossain. File PhotoJatiya Oikya Front leader Kamal Hossain on Tuesday said that the constitution was violated through ‘depriving’ the country’s 160 million people of their rights in the 30 December election, reports UNB.

He said the people will not accept it in any way. he also said they will do whatever is needed in this regard.

Kamal said this while speaking at a commemorative meeting on Rashid Suhrawardy, son of former prime minister of erstwhile Pakistan Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy. His party Gano Forum organised it at the National Press Club.
Rashid Suhrawardy died in London on 7 February last.

Describing democracy as the main principle of the constitution, Kamal said the country’s people had struggled for it. “But people are calling what happened on 30 December a farce and a drama. This can be called cheating with people. It’s pity why it was done.”

Apparently referring to prime minister’s comments made on following the election that they had come to power for another five years, he said, “We think the country’s 160 million people were disrespected through the assumption of power snatching their rights.

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