Jatiya Party (JaPa) Chairman GM Quader has said common people of the country are not well. Those who belong to the party in power are well.
"The government has divided the country into two parts. One of these two is the ruling party which is exploiting the country, while the other is being ruled. They are being exploited. The people belonging to the ruling party are also exploiting people staying outside the country. The people belonging to the ruling party are exploiting people. They are creating anomalies doing such jobs.
He was speaking as the chief guest at a biennial conference of the District Jatiya Party at Titas Upazila in Cumilla at about 5:30pm on Saturday.
With Cumilla Uttar District Jatiya Party convener and former MP Amir Hossain Bhuiyan in the chair, the JaPa chairman alleged that the government had snatched the freedom of speech through the Cyber Security Act.
Speaking at the biennial conference at special guest, JaPa senior co-chairman Anisul Islam Mahmud said, "We want a free, fair and acceptable election. The government must create a congenial atmosphere for the upcoming general election. People will vehemently reject if the government tries to hold the election without creating a level-playing field."
"We don't want any conflict. If conflict happens, country's people will suffer for it. They will face miseries. We want dialogue. We want that the upcoming election must be made transparent, impartial and fair through dialogue, because the election is the only way of changing power," Anisul Islam Mahmud further said.
Addressing the biennial conference at special guest, JaPa secretary general Md Mujibul Huque Chunnu, MP said Japa would nominate candidates in all 300 seats in the upcoming parliamentary election. JaPa would not let any party to go to power using it anymore.
At the biennial conference, Cumilla North District Jatiya Party convener former member of parliament Amir Hossain Bhuiyan was announced as the district president.