22 May 2022, 22:29

AL won't budge an inch from its root: Quader

DHAKA, May 22, 2022 (BSS) - Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said though the AL forged alliance with different political parties for strategic reasons, it will not budge an inch from its root of inception.

He said this while addressing a "cultural adda (chat)" arranged by the party's sub-committee on cultural affairs at Jatiya Shilpakala Academy here this evening.

Quader said it becomes obligatory to forge alliance against opponent alliance on strategic ground during the period of elections.

"One thing you should remember that Bangladesh Awami League will never budge an inch from its root of birth. Our ideology is non-communal humanism. We will always uphold this spirit," he said.

State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid, AL's Cultural Affairs Sub-C0mmitee Chairman and drama personality Ataur Rahman, its Member Secretary Asim Kumar Ukil, Shilpakala Academy Director General Liaquat Ali Lucky and AL lawmaker Simin Hossain Rimi attended the adda.

AL Presidium Member Begum Matia Chowdhury, Joint General Secretary AFM Bahauddin Nasim, Organizing Secretary Mirza Azam, Publicity and Publications Secretary Dr Abdus Sobhan Golap, Office Secretary Barrister Biplab Barua, Science and Technology Secretary Abdus Sabur and Education and Human Resource Secretary Shamsunnahar Chapa enjoyed the programme as audiences.