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Dialogue unnecessary: Quader
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said there is no necessity for a dialogue with any political party.
General election schedule may be declared in first week on November, so who will hold dialogue with whom within this 10 to 12 days? he said.
No such situation has prevailed for a dialogue, it is unnecessary, Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, told journalists at Awami League president's political office in Dhaka's Dhanmondi.
After forming the Oikyafront, the alliance leaders first went to the foreigners, they did not go the countrymen. They don’t have any acceptability from the people, the AL leader said.
The Jatiya Oikyafront was formed on October 13 to press for holding a national election under a polls-time neutral government after dissolution of parliament and release of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail.
The BNP, Gono Forum, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal and Nagorik Oikya have joined the platform.