04:39 PM, August 18, 2014 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:53 AM, March 08, 2015

Govt eying one-party rule: BNP

Govt eying one-party rule: BNP

Star Online Report

The government has started a journey towards a one-party rule by giving approval to the sixteenth amendment to the constitution which would restore the parliament's authority to impeach Supreme Court judges, a top BNP leader said today.

The government is trying to re-establish BAKSAL [Bangladesh Krishak Sramik Awami League] in the country by giving approval to such amendment, BNP acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said.

He was talking to reporters after placing wreath at the grave of party founder Ziaur Rahman in Dhaka.
Swechchhasebak Dal held the programme to celebrate its 34th anniversary.

The cabinet, at a regular meeting today, approved the draft of Constitution (16th amendment) Act-2014.
Fakrul also criticised the government for formulating the National Broadcast Policy 2014 saying that it has curtailed the freedom of press.


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