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BNP was defeated on December 10, says Hasan


Published : 17 Dec 2022 09:45 PM | Updated : 17 Dec 2022 09:45 PM

"BNP was defeated on December 10 just like Pak Army in the month of victory," said Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud.

On the occasion of the 51st anniversary of Victory Day, on Saturday afternoon in the capital, from Suhrawardy Udyan to Dhanmondi 32, he gave a response to the media from the victory parade of Bangladesh Awami League, he said, 'BNP announced that it will hold a rally of ten lakh people in Nayapaltan and finally gathered fifty thousand people at GolapBag cattle market, coming to resign the government. They resigned themselves. Thus, on December 10, they suffered a major defeat.

"BNP is engaging in a conspiracy against the country and people with anti-independence sectarian forces," Dr Hasan Mahmud said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh Awami League is determined to suppress all evil forces and take the country to the peak of development in the spirit of the liberation war.

Soon after this, the Information and Broadcasting Minister attended the '51 Years of Victory: Discussion and Cultural Program' organized by the Department of Films and Publications at the Kakrail Information Bhawan Auditorium in the capital as the chief guest.

Describing the history of victory in the Liberation War, Dr Hasan said, 'When Bangabandhu was taking the country forward on the path of prosperity by rebuilding the war-torn country from the ashes, he was brutally killed along with his family. Even today, we have not reached the economic growth of more than nine and a half percent achieved in the country under the leadership of Bangabandhu. 

Then South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore were behind us. Today, under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh has woken up again, established as a model of development in the world.

The Minister congratulated and paid tribute to the then employees of the Department of Films and Publications for risking their lives to preserve Bangabandhu's historic 7th March speech in 1971.

Information and Broadcasting Secretary Humayun Kabir Khondkar said in the speech of the special guest, "We all have to work together to make the country that was obtained in exchange for the blood of 30 lakh martyrs as the golden Bengal of the father of the nation."

In the meeting chaired by the Director General of the Department of Films and Publications Golam Kibria, Director General of Bangladesh Television Sohrab Hossain, Director General of the National Media Institute Shaheen Islam, Director General of the Department of Mass Communi­cation Jasim Uddin was the guest speaker and DFP Director (Adminis­tration and Publication) Mohammad Ali delivered the welcome address. The Minister and Secretary presented prizes to the winners of the drawing competition organized by DFP on the occasion of Victory Day.