Govt mulls withdrawal of ban on parlour politics outside capital: Matin
Home Adviser Maj Gen (rtd) MA Matin yesterday said the interim government is considering withdrawal of the ban on parlour politics outside the capital as its prime target is to hold a free, fair and acceptable general election for handing over power to an elected government.
The task is to be completed by this year in line with the roadmap announced by the Election Commission, he said at a view exchange meeting with division and district level officials from the four districts under Sylhet Division at Sylhet Circuit House.
Deputy commissioners and Superintendents of Police of Sylhet, Moulvibazar, Habiganj and Sunamganj districts, deputy inspector general of police, commissioner of Sylhet Metropolitan Police, commander of the joint forces, officials of the WDB, Agriculture Extension Department, Palli Bidyut Samities, BADC, LGED and others were present at the meeting with Divisional Commissioner Aziz Hasan in the chair.
In view of the importance of saving Boro crops from natural calamities like early floods this year, the government has taken up measures to ensure safe harvest of the lone cash crop in the country's low lying regions like greater Sylhet, he said.
Soon the government will constitute human rights commission, also steps had been taken for enacting consumers' rights law and right to information act, the adviser said.