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Quader urges BNP to expose 60 lakh jailed leaders 

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Published: 22:43, 15 April 2024  
Quader urges BNP to expose 60 lakh jailed leaders 

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has sought the list of 60 lakh imprisoned BNP leaders, otherwise BNP would have to seek apology to the nation.

Quader, also the Road Transport and Bridges Minister, made this comment while briefing the journalists at Awami League President's political office at Dhanmondi on Monday afternoon.

“The number of BNP's captive leaders was 20,000 and how it becomes 60 lakh...so, reveal the list of 60lakh jailed activists, otherwise Mirza Fakhrul Islam must have to seek apology to the nation for his falsehood”, he said.

Talking about the Mujibnagar Day on April 17, the ruling party leader said “it [April 17] is the oath day of the first government of the Independent Bangladesh ...but BNP does not accept it.”

Even they refuse June 7, a red-letter day in the history of freedom movements of the people of Bangladesh and the nation has since been observing June 7 as the historic Six-Point Day, he said.

Awami League Joint general secretary AFM Bahauddin Nasim, Organizing secretaries BM Mozammel Huq and Mirza Azam, Relief and Social Welfare Affairs secretary Aminul Islam Amin, Cultural affairs secretary Ashim Kumar Ukil and deputy office secretary Sayem Khan, among others, attended the function.