Leaders of Awami League (AL) reiterated Friday that there would be no election in the country without the reforms in the caretaker government system and the Election Commission, reports BSS.
They said this while addressing a discussion on the occasion of the 87th birthday of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Mukta Mancha in front of the Bangabandu
Memorial Museum in the city Friday afternoon.
Acting president and presidium member of the AL Zillur Rahman MP chaired the function.
AL presidium members Zohara Tajuddin, Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury, Tofail Ahmed and Motia Chowdhury, acting General Secretary of the party Obaidul Quader, central leaders Abu Sayeed and Mukul Bosh, General Secretary of Dhaka city AL Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya and journalist Mozammel Babu took part in the discussion. Asaduzzamn Noor MP conducted the discussion.
Zillur Rahman said countrymen are now united in favour of the reforms in the electoral system and the caretaker government to establish their voting rights snatched away in 2001.
Acting General Secretary Obaidul Qader said `no reform' means `no election'.
He alleged that the ruling alliance is hatching conspiracy to retain in power by election engineering, what he said, by politicising the administration and the election commission.
Earlier, in observance of the day, leaders and workers of the AL and its front organisations placed wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu at the Bangabandhu Bhaban in the morning.