The Election Commission has declared election schedules for the upcoming national and upazila elections and now the political parties would move forward with their election mandates and manifestoes.
For the national parliamentary election, I would urge the major political parties to consider decentralization of the administrative structure.
Time has come to think over, is Dhaka a suitable place to live in? It has struggled with many social and economic problems and it cannot be considered a suitable place for healthy living, with the unexpected growth of population, road traffic and limited infrastructural facilities.
Apartments are being constructed haphazardly without following the building codes and the city is expanding rapidly without giving substantial importance to basic amenities and facilities.
The political parties must come forward to consider and recognize the policy of decentralization; only decentralization can save the general people from such ordeals.