Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif has seen BNP-Jamaat’s conspiracy behind the recent farmers’ protest by setting fire on paddy filed over drastic fall of paddy price and said they will hatch a conspiracy whenever they will get a chance.
“BNP-Jamaat hatched conspiracy centring setting fire on the paddy field. The incident, which went viral through Facebook, was not in Bangladesh. It was the incident of Punjab in India where a wheat field was set ablaze,” he said.
He was addressing a seminar titled “Homecoming of Sheikh Hasina and Prosperous Bangladesh in Progress of Women: Contributions of Sheikh Hasina” at Awami League’s Bangabandhu Avenue office in Dhaka this noon.
The Awami League leader also blamed BNP-Jamaat men for provoking jute mill workers in Khulna area and said it has already been unveiled that how a Khulna BNP leader provoked the jute mill workers.
He asked the law enforcement agencies to arrest those were involved in spreading propaganda centring the setting fire on paddy field over the issue of paddy price and misleading the jute mill workers.