People gave mandate against anti-liberation forces: PM
DHAKA, Jan 1, 2019 (BSS) – Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh
Hasina today said the country’s people have given verdict through the
December 30 polls against war criminals and anti-liberation forces.
“There will be no space for war criminals and anti-liberation forces on the
soil of Bangladesh and the country will move only with the spirit of the
Liberation War — it is the reality…we got that mandate from the people
through the polls,” she said.
The prime minister made the remarks when a cross section of people extended
heartfelt greetings to her at Ganabhaban here tonight on the occasion of the
Awami League’s absolute victory in the 11th parliamentary polls.
Ministers, political leaders, cultural personalities, artistes, poets,
actors, singers, physicians, journalists, litterateurs, civil society members
and senior civil and military officials greeted the prime minister by
Describing the December 30 national elections was very crucial for the
country, the prime minister said besides the party leaders and workers, the
people of all classes and professions worked heart and soul for the victory
of boat, the electoral symbol of Awami League.
Expressing gratitude to the countrymen for the Awami League’s landslide
victory, Sheikh Hasina said professionals starting from poets, artistes to
litterateurs and even the common people were keen so that the boat could win
in the elections.
“I express gratitude to the people of entire Bangladesh and I hope that
Bangladesh will advance with the spirit of Liberation War,” she said.