Tungipara (Gopalganj) : Issuing a stern warning, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said those who are making disparaging remarks about Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will not be spared.
"People know the country’s history very well…..kulangars (black sheep) are uttering derogatory remarks about Bangabandhu. They won’t be spared. People will certainly bring them to justice," she said.
The Prime Minister said this while holding separate meetings with leaders of Gopalganj district, and Tungipara and Kotalipara upazila units of Awami League.
Sheikh Hasina held the meetings with the AL leaders at Bangabandhu's house after placing wreaths and offering Fateha and munajat at the mazar of Bangabandhu here.
PM's Press Secretary AKM Shameem Chowdhuri briefed reporters after the meetings.
Shameem said the Prime Minister enquired about the development works of her constituency and talked to local public representatives apart from the AL leaders of different levels.
Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League president, directed the grass roots leaders to hold the council of the party and its associate bodies as soon as possible.
She said organisational capacity of Awami League will have to be strengthened further for maintaining the trend of democracy, constitution and development.
“Those who want to foil democracy, constitution and development will have to be resisted,” she said.
In this connection, the Prime Minister requested all, including Awami League leaders and activists, to remain vigilant so that the country's ongoing development trend is not hindered.
"You’ll have to remain alert so that the anti-democratic elements who want to grab power in an unconstitutional way can’t create any unstable situation in the country," she said.
Sheikh Hasina also urged the grass roots leaders to maintain unity among them for strengthening the party.
Muhammad Faruk Khan, MP, Sheikh Helal Uddin, MP, Advocate Umme Razia Kajal, MP, AL Religious Affairs Secretary Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, Juba Mohila League President Prof Nazma Begum, PM's Media Adviser Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, Principal Secretary Abdus Sobhan Sikder and Press Secretary AKM Shameem Chowdhuri were, among others, present on the occasion.