Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has warned her government would get tough as much as needed to protect the lives of people and their property, and thus ensure peace in the country.
“She (BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia) had wanted to thwart the 10th parliamentary elections, but failed. So, I’ll ask her to stop killings and not to cause further sufferings to people. If you’ve something to say, it could be solved through discussions…but, if you don’t stop killings, AL knows it better how to stop that,” Hasina said.
The Awami League chief was addressing a mammoth public rally at Suhrawardy Udyan Friday afternoon to mark marking the Homecoming Day Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The tone of the premier in the rally implied that the government wants to take tough line to contain the violence.
The premier also expressed her strong vow that her government would face any kind of resistance in the way of economic and social life of country’s people.
“The children have suffered due to hartals and blockades. I want to say that the schools would continue to do their regular operations as well as the common people maintain their daily life ….I’ll also urge the countrymen to resist together subversive acts.”