Call to reject Apr 4 hartal
Ekatturer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee, a forum for secular Bangladesh and trial of war criminals of 1971, yesterday urged people to reject the hartal called by Islami Ain Bastobayon Committee (IABC) on April 4.
The committee also called upon the government to arrest Fazlul Haq Amini, chief of IABC, for his utmost derogatory, provocative and ill-motivated remarks against country's constitution and matters that are pending at Supreme Court for disposal.
In a joint statement, leaders of the committee said Amini is preparing to create an anarchic situation in the country on the pretext of the education and women policy of the grand alliance government.
The committee's advisory council President Kabir Chowdhury, it's Executive Council President Mohammad Gholam Rabbani and General Secretary Kazi Mukul signed the statement.
They said every peace loving person would be frightened in the way religious fanatic and fundamentalist Fazlul Haq Amini is delivering derogatory and provocative remarks one after another on the country's constitution.
“He [Amini] is also threatening to launch jihad to brew civil war in the country,” read the statement.
“Amini and their collaborators cooperated with the Pakistani occupation army in 1971 in mass killing, rape and repression in the name of Islam. They also turned the country's madrasas into a den of militancy during the past BNP-Jamaat led four party government,” said the statement.
The committee said the government should arrest those who do not abide by the country's constitution and verdict of Supreme Court and laugh at the achievements and spirit of our War of Liberation.