Hasan urges BNP to discard politics of mockery with Khaleda’s health issue

Information Minister and Publicity Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League Dr Hasan Mahmud today called upon BNP to come out of politics of mockery on Khaleda Zia’s health issue.

Addressing the biennial conference of Dhaka North City Awami Muktijoddha Prajanma League at Awami League central office the minister said BNP leaders virtually are in the race to grab media attention several times a day in the name of briefing on Khaleda Zia’s health.

“Secretary General of BNP and his deputy are in competition to speak on Khaleda’s health issue. Mirza Fakhrul comes to press in the morning while Joint Secretary Ruhul Kabir Rizvi appears in the afternoon,” the minister said.

“BNP’s politics is encompassing only around the health issue of Khaleda Zia and they (BNP) are making drama on the issue of Khaleda Zia’s treatment,” the minister observed.

Dr. Hasan Mahmud said BNP chairperson has been suffering from knee and waist problems for long time and she became the country’s prime minister for two times and chairperson of a big political party with such types of her physical problems.

On the BNP leaders’ demand for release of Khaleda Zia on parole, the information minister said BNP leader first should know the rules of getting parole before placing the demand to the government.