BNP calls Zahidur ‘enemy of the masses’


Dhaka, April 25: BNP has said Thakurgaon 3 MP Zahidur Rahman has become an “enemy of the masses” by taking oath violating the party decision.BNP Standing Committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy made the statement at a human chain in front of National Press Club an hour after Zahidur was sown in on Thursday.

He said: “Those who take oath defying party decision, leaving its ideal and keeping its chairperson in jail, has no capability to remain with the nationalist force. They are enemy of the masses.”

The BNP leader said people will give a befitting reply to Zahidur for breaching the party decision.

“Our party decision was and still is that we will not go to parliament and if anyone violates the party decision, he cannot be considered as a party man,” he added.

Bangladesh Mufassil Sangbadik Forum (BMSF) arranged the human chain, demanding the release of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail.

Earlier in the day, BNP Zahidur Rahman of Thakurgaon 3 constituency took oath as a member of the 11th Parliament.

Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the swearing-in around 12:30 pm at the parliament.