Don’t pay heed to propaganda: PM


Dhaka, November 21: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday called upon all not to pay heed to propaganda, saying that ill efforts are being made to mislead the people through it (propaganda).

“We see sometimes that confusion is created by spreading propaganda. So I would like to tell everybody not to pay heed to this propaganda,” she said.

The premier said various kinds of propaganda regarding crisis of onion, salt, etc are publicised to confuse the people.

“I know that it will happen and it’s normal. But we will have to move by facing it and we are moving in this way,” she said.

The prime minister said this while addressing a reception at the Army Multipurpose Complex at Dhaka Cantonment this morning.

Her comments came as a vested quarter is now engaged in the country in spreading various types of propaganda including price hike of essential commodities like onion, salt and rice to misguide the people.

The prime minister accorded the reception to the successors of Birshreshthos and other gallantry award-recipient freedom fighters of the armed forces on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day-2019.