Dhaka (June 18): Opposition BNP on Monday termed an ominous sign for democracy the Prime Minister’s remarks that the next polls may not be held if the opposition sticks to its demand for restoration of the non-party caretaker government.
“The Prime Minister in parliament said the next general election won’t be held if the opposition demands caretaker government system. We find and hear the language of autocrats in the Prime Minister’s speech,” said BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.
“The Prime Ministers’ speech is an ominous sign for democracy. We’re very concerned whether democracy will survive in the country if she speaks in such words,” he continued.
Fakhrul made the remarks at a press br...