Roads, Transport and Bridge Minister Obaidul Qauder said BNP is not a challenge to Awami League as its politics is now trapped in quicksand. BNP's politics is now in quicksand. The mistake BNP did by boycotting polls on January 5, 2014.
Qauder, also presidium member of AL, was while speaking at the 68th founding anniversary programme of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at the Teachers-Student Centre (TSC) on Monday at Dhaka University campus.
He called upon the leaders and workers of BCL, student wing of Bangladesh Awami League, to acquire quality education and work to build up a non-communal Bangladesh.
Criticizing BNP politics, the minister said, "What's the challenge in front of us? It is definitely not BNP's movement as it has been trapped in their misdeeds. Now they are conspiring to destroy country's democracy in the name of recovering democracy."
AL joint general secretaries - Mahabub-ul-Alam Hanif, Advocate Jahangir Kabir Nanak and Dr Dipu Moni, organizing secretary Ahmed Hossain, office secretary Abdus Sobhan Golap, information and research secretary Advocate Afzal Hussain, among others, were present on the founding anniversary programme. BCL president Saifur Rahman Sohag presided over the programme while BCL general secretary Jakir Hossain conducted the programme.
Earlier, a birthday cake was cut at Dhaka University Curzon Hall at eight past one minute. BCL also brought out a colorful rally from the Fine Arts Institute of DU campus and it ended at the party central office premises at Bangabandhu Avenue, according to BSS. -Mithun