RCC polls is victory of democracy: Hanif


KUSHTIA, Dec 22, 2017 (BSS) – Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif today said although the ruling Awami League candidate could not win the Rangpur City Corporation (RCC)election, it is a victory of democracy.

Hanif said this while he was inaugurating sugarcane crushing season of 2017-18 at Kushtia Sugar Mill here this morning.

The AL central leader said that the free fair RCC election proved that the Election Commission (EC) is totally independent, adding that RCC polls also proved the BNP’s suspicion false on fair election under the present government.

Replying to another query of journalists, Hanif said the present government does not belief on disappearance and killing, saying that “the founder of BNP Ziaur Rahman had introduced the politics of disappearance and killing in the country after 1975 and his party BNP continued it.”

Abdul Quader, Managing Director of Khustia Sugar Mills presided over the function. Among others, district AL President Sadar Uddin Khan, General Secretary Asgar Ali, District Council Chairman Rabiul Islam and officials-employees of the mill were present at the meeting.