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No dialogue until violence ends: Inu

By UNB, DHAKA
09th-Feb-2015       
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Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Sunday said there will be no political dialogue until the violence unleashed across the country at the behest of Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman is stopped.
"Khaleda Zia doesn't have any election agenda…her main aim is to carry out acts of sabotage to save herself, her son and 1971 war criminals from trial," he said.
The Information Minister came up with the remarks while addressing a press conference at PID conference room over the country's present situation.
In an oblique reference to BNP-Jamaat, Inu said, "There could be no dialogue or political discussion between the devil and human being."
Blaming the BNP chairperson for creating unrest in the country, the Information Minister said the task of restoring peace is getting difficult as she remains stuck to her confrontational path.
"But, the government is taking stern actions, no matter how difficult it is, and will follow the path of December 16, 1971 that had compelled the defeated Pakistan occupation forces to surrender," he said.
Inu said the terrorists and arsonists will be made to surrender and thus peace will be restored in the country.
Taking a swipe at Khaleda Zia, he said her agenda is not to have a midterm election, but to take the country beyond the constitutional domain by creating unrest to install an undemocratic government.
"Khaleda doesn't look for any solution through dialogue as she wants to gain her interest by making people hostage to her destructive politics," he said.
About the appeal made by a section of civil society members urging the government to reach a national unity through a roundtable to overcome the situation, the information minister advised them to study more and go for homework before making such a call.
"Who are those intellectuals pleading for the release of the political prisoners, and who are they (prisoners)?" he questioned.
Inu urged them to give up the midterm-election agenda and rather suggest a permanent solution over the national election mechanism, which will include the pre- and post-election conduct of the political parties.
He further said the moment people started getting vocal against BNP's violence, the intellectuals came up with the call in the name of dialogue for saving the BNP from its destructive activities.
The minister, however, said some intellectuals have recently come forward to help the government in its efforts to restore peace.
Inu claimed that the situation in the capital is normal despite the hartal and blockade enforced by the BNP alliance and the troubles which are reported from some places elsewhere in the country will get normal soon.

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