Threats to kill the PM, protests across country

Bangladesh Awami League

Bangladesh Awami League

Awami League has called for protests across the country on Monday (May 22) to protest against threats to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a BNP rally in Rajshahi.

This information was revealed in a press release of Awami League sent to the media on Sunday night (May 21).

Rajshahi district BNP convener Abu Said Chand threatened to kill Bangabandhu's eldest daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a public meeting. Protest marches and protest rally programs are being held across the country on the initiative of Awami League and allied organizations to demand and protest the trial of the leader of BNP who publicly threatened to kill.

It should be noted that attempts have been made to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina several times. Bangabandhu's daughter has been attacked 15 times. This time the BNP leader of Rajshahi has threatened to kill the Prime Minister.

Last Friday (May 19), a rally was held in Rajshahi demanding the resignation of the government, an end to disappearance cases and mass arrests, a protest against government corruption, and 10-point demands. And district BNP leader Abu Saeed Chand threatened to send the Prime Minister to the 'graveyard' from the rally.

He said to the activists, "We are not between 27 points and 10 points. One point - Sheikh Hasina should be sent to the graveyard, Sheikh Hasina should be sent to the graveyard. We will do whatever is necessary for Sheikh Hasina's resignation, inshallah.

BNP Standing Committee member and former minister Begum Selima Rahman was the chief guest in the rally presided over by district BNP leader Abu Said Chand and the chief speaker was the chairperson's adviser and former Rasik mayor Mizanur Rahman Minu.

Forest and environment affairs secretary of the party's national executive committee and former Rasik mayor Mosaddek Hossain Bulbul were present as special guests.

There is a nationwide storm of condemnation against the threat to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the BNP rally in Rajshahi.

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