An election without any competition will not be acceptable at home or abroad.
The decision on Awami League’s seat-sharing with the 14-party alliance partners seems to be stalled over the demands from Bangladesh Workers Party and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD).
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Jatiya Sangsad, five-time lawmaker and president of the ruling alliance partner Workers’ Party, Rashed Khan Menon, talks about what an effective parliament should be like in an interview with Mohiuddin Alamgir of The Daily Star.
A consensus among political parties is essential for holding a good election.
The ruling Awami League yesterday drew heavy flak from its left-leaning allies for ignoring them in taking many crucial political decisions and also for already starting “electioneering” for the next national polls.
Awami League-led 14-party alliance urges government to reconsider the decision of gas tariff hike and keep the price at tolerable level.
Ruling 14-party alliance alleges that opposition BNP and its alliance Jatiya Oikyafront are trying to make army and December 30 elections “questionable”.
Calling upon the people from all walks of life to form a strong resistance against the ongoing killings and abductions, the ruling Awami League led 14-party alliance says that they would observe a mass resistance week across the country from mid-next month.
The ruling Awami League-led 14-party alliance will hold mass rally this month across the country in protest against the prevailing killings and militant activities.