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I'm the leader: Khaleda

She claims she would have been PM had there been inclusive, fair polls

By UNB, DHAKA
18th-Jun-2014       
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Claiming herself leader of the country's 95 percent people, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday night said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina must engage in a dialogue with her for resolving the ongoing political crisis.
"I'm not the opposition leader, but I'm the leader of the country's people. The country's 95 percent people are in favour of me. I would have been the Prime Minister, not the opposition leader, had there been a free, fair and inclusive election on January 5," she said.
While exchanging views with a group of journalists, Khaleda came up with the reaction to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's remark that there will be no talk with Khaleda as she is not the opposition leader.
The meeting was held at Khaleda's Gulshan office, marking the 'Black Day of the Newspapers'.
The BNP chief also claimed that 95 percent people had boycotted the January-5 election responding to her call to do so. "You (Hasina) are a leader of the country's only five percent people and the president of Awami League. You're not the Prime Minister of people. So, you must sit with me if you want to resolve the crisis."
Earlier on Saturday, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a press conference on her recent China visit said there will be no dialogue with Khaleda as she is not the leader of the opposition in parliament.
Criticising the Prime Minister for what she said taking the responsibility of Narayanganj Osman family, the BNP chief said Sheikh Hasina is a leader of terrorists and godfathers not that of good people. "She (PM) is sheltering and pampering terrorists. She wants to remain the mother of godfathers." About Mirpur Bihari Camp killings, Khaleda said the local ruling party MP Ilias Mollah was involved in the heinous murders. He also voiced anger as the government is yet to arrest the MP despite his name has been surfaced in the media reports in this connection.
Khaleda also assured of holding a fair trial of the incident if her party is voted to power.
Justifying her party's demand for arranging a fresh national election, Khaleda also urged her party men to get ready for a strong movement to force the government to concede to their demand.

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