05:29 PM, December 14, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:37 PM, December 14, 2018

Kamal condemns attack, says it insults martyrs

Jatiya Oikyafront’s key leader Dr Kamal Hossain has condemned the attack launched on him.

“It is an insult to the martyrs,” Dr Kamal said at a press conference today pointing out that the attack was carried out near Martyred Intellectuals Memorial in Mirpur.

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Kamal, Gono Forum president, called upon the Election Commission to create a level-playing field to hold the upcoming election in a free, fair and inclusive manner.

He blamed supporters of Awami League candidate Aslamul Haque Aslam, launched the attack on him leaving 25 to 30 of his followers and leaders injured.

At the press conference in Paltan, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) President ASM Abdur Rob said: “The attack would not have happened if the military was on the field now.”

Nagori Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna blasted the EC for its partisan role against the Oikyafront and said it has already gone in the government’s pocket.

BNP Standing Committee Member Nazrul Islam Khan said the Election Commissioners should step down from the constitutional body shouldering responsibility of the attack.

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