Families of ‘missing’ BNP leaders’ given eid gifts on Khaleda’s behalf


Staff Reporter:

BNP, on behalf of its jailed chairperson Khaleda Zia, on Sunday provided eid gifts to the relatives of its leaders who remain ‘missing’ for a long time.

Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir handed over the gifts to the relatives of the missing BNP leaders at Khaleda’s Gulshan office.

In a brief address, Fakhrul said, “We would like to say you (relatives) don’t feel you’re alone. There’s no reason to think we’ve forgotten you.”

He said their party is always with the families and relatives of BNP leaders who were made ‘disappeared’. “We’re on a movement together with people to end your sufferings, and we’ll surely turn victorious.”

Fakhrul also urged the guardians to take necessary steps so that the children of their party’s missing leaders get proper education.

He assured the guardians of providing all-out support from their party to ensure good education for their children.

Earlier, Fakhrul together with party standing committee members took iftar with the family members of around 30 BNP leaders who were reportedly made ‘disappeared’ at different times.

BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman exchanged greetings with the missing party leaders’ relatives and enquired about their present condition through videoconferencing.

Party standing committee members Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Moudud Ahmed, Jamiruddin Sircar, Mahbubur Rahman, Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan and Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury were present.unb


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